Reliance Products Hassock Portable Toilet

The self contained portable toilet from Reliance Products is a lightweight and easy to carry toilet that comes with one Eco-Fresh Container. It is completely self-sufficient, hygienic, odorless, and comes with a detachable inner bucket for waste disposal.

This toilet is suitable for places where traditional facilities are problematic or entirely unavailable such as boats, cabins, and campsites.

 

Features

 

The urine separating composting solution is in many ways a superior solution to the older  composting toilet given its features which include the following:

 Huge Waste Capacity

One of the major features of Reliance Products’ portable toilet is its practically unlimited waste capacity. The toilet uses the bag disposal method instead of a water flush. As long as you are in possession of the bags, you can continue using the toilet. This is as opposed to most self-contained portable toilets which do not have a securable lid which requires the toilet bag to be emptied so as to avoid the risks of spilling the contents.

 Easy to Use

The portable toilet is lightweight, portable, and easy to set up when the need for use arises. It comes with a contoured seat for added comfort and an inner splash cover together with a toilet roll holder included.

 Cost-Effective

Generally, this portable toilet is cost-effective compared to a composting toilet and other portable toilet variants available on the market.

 Removable Inner Bucket

Reliance Products’ portable toilet comes with a removable inner bucket for waste disposal. The inner splash cover coupled with the use of the bag disposal method as opposed to a water flushing system makes it hygienic.

Portable Toilet Paper Carrier

One of the best features of this portable toilet is its portable toilet paper carrier which also functions as the inner splash cover. As such, you can make sure that you have a convenient place to store your cleanup tool.

Durable Design

Lastly, it comes with a durable outer bucket to ensure its stability and allows it to support the user’s weight without compromising comfort. In fact, it’s capable of supporting up to 275 pounds, thereby making it ideal for most outdoor enthusiasts.

 

Pros

 

  • Lightweight yet durable
  • A good choice for individuals who are looking for a bit more comfort as it comes with a contoured seat. Urine diversion also reduces the quantity of sawdust that is required
  • Moderately priced, hygienic, and easy to use

 

Cons

 

  • Although it is significantly affordable compared to more intricate setups like the Camco, it is still pricey compared to other models. However, this is totally worth it because of its sturdiness and comfort
  • The lid is not securable, which means you have to empty the toilet bag before transporting to avoid odors and making a mess

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: When can I use it?

A: The simple answer is wherever the need arises. In addition to the outdoors, portable toilets have numerous applications. Obviously, they’re commonly used for leisure-related activities whether in campsites, vans, boats, and cottages. However, they are also perfect for training children how to use a toilet, RV toilets, and areas that experience water shortages.

Q: Can I use it during hot climates?

A: Yes. In fact, it performs very well in warm climates. Also, today’s portable toilets are designed to optimize the flow of air inside the unit and also come with additional equipment such as battery-powered fans which enhance airflow. However, it may be necessary to use additional chemicals to mitigate increased bacterial activity within the holding tank.

Q: What kind of diseases can you get from using the portable toilet?

A: Reliance Products’ portable toilet may harbor many pathogens and bugs. However, the risk of actually contracting a disease is typically no greater than what you would expect from any communal restroom. By practicing good hygiene such as using soap to wash your hands, you can help prevent the spread of germs. Also, make sure to clean the toilet regularly to keep bacteria from reaching unsafe levels.

Q: What should you do with the waste you collected?

A: You can take it to a nearby wastewater treatment plants for processing.

 

Final Verdict

 

Portable toilets have long been the most popular toilets for the outdoors. They are moderately priced, sanitary, and have become easier and more practical to use as newer designs and products enter the market.

Regardless of its pretty minor issues, this portable toilet has downright won us over. It’s a great successor to the older travel toilet. The simple, portable, and lightweight yet sturdy toilet is a great option for extended expeditions and short outdoor activities alike.

Overall, it’s a really affordable option you should consider, especially if you’re looking for a self-contained toilet which you can bring with you while on a long outdoor trip. If you have any questions, please leave us a comment below.

Christopher has been working on the 'Home Renovation' niche for the last decade. He always admires the minimalist design and architectural efficiency.
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