How To Make A Camping Toilet

Hey everyone!

If you’re like me, nothing beats getting out there and camping in the great outdoors. But the one thing that can be tricky about camping is having a toilet – it’s not always convenient to drive somewhere or use public facilities.

That’s why I want to share with you my tips for making your own DIY camping toilet! It’s easy, cheap, and will help you get back to nature without having to worry about where you’ll go when nature calls.

Keep reading and I’ll show you how it’s done!

Gather Materials

When making a camping toilet, it’s important to choose the right materials. Think about how much you’re willing to spend and consider the cost of each item before making your purchase. Choose items that are lightweight and easy to carry, yet durable enough for regular use. Look for materials like PVC pipe, metal screws, rubber washers, and plastic buckets that can be used to create a functional toilet seat. Make sure you have enough supplies to complete the job without running out or having to make multiple trips to the store.

Now it’s time to assemble the toilet. Start by measuring the area where the toilet will be placed and marking it off with tape or a marker. Cut the PVC pipe into two sections according to your measurements and attach one section onto a piece of wood with screws. Place rubber washers between the wood and pipe so they don’t slip when in use.

Attach another piece of wood at an angle on top of this first setup then screw in place with metal screws. Finally, attach another piece of PVC pipe on top and secure it in place with more rubber washers.

Now your camping toilet is ready!

Assemble The Toilet

Now that you have all the materials for your camping toilet, it’s time to get to assembling!

There are several different ways to set up a portable toilet, and it’s important to choose one that fits your needs. Ensure that drainage solutions are in place and sanitation options are available.

When setting up a portable camping toilet, you must be sure that any waste is disposed of properly. This means using a designated area or finding an appropriate disposal system for the waste. It’s important to choose the right option so that you don’t contaminate nature or cause any harm to wildlife or other campers in the area.

Additionally, you should always keep your campsite clean by cleaning up after yourself and disposing of any waste responsibly. With this in mind, you’ll be ready to enjoy your camping trip with no worries!

Dispose Of Waste Properly

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the thought of a camping trip; after all, it’s an unfamiliar environment that seems to come with a million rules. But when it comes to making your own camping toilet, it just takes one simple thing: finding a way to dispose of your waste properly.

Think of it like a puzzle–if you can break down the components and figure out exactly what you need, then you’re guaranteed success.

Discussing alternatives for disposing of waste is key here, as well as considering hygienic considerations. What materials will you use? Will you have access to running water? How will you keep things sanitary? Thinking through these details beforehand will make all the difference in creating a safe and efficient camping toilet.

Creativity is essential when crafting your own camping toilet; there are numerous ways to approach this task, so find the one that works best for your needs. From portable toilets to improvised buckets or even digging holes, the options are endless.

Just remember that safety and sanitation should always be top priorities when crafting your own camping toilet – no matter how much freedom the great outdoors provides us with!



Making your own camping toilet is an incredibly rewarding task. Not only have you saved yourself some money, but you can also be proud of the fact that you have created something useful and practical.

It’s a great way to get closer to nature while still enjoying modern comforts. But don’t forget about proper waste disposal!

Although building the toilet itself may seem easy enough, it’s important to remember that cleanliness and safety should be top priorities when camping. That way we can all enjoy nature without causing damage or risking our health.

Ben Ross