Erving State Forest gets its first Clivus restrooms

Campers at the Laurel Lake Recreation Area and Campground located in Erving State Forest will find a refreshing change!  The decades-old, pit-privy toilets have been replaced with modern Clivus restrooms. In keeping with its mission statement to conserve and preserve, MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation had three self-contained composting toilet systems installed at this recreation area.  The new toilets use no water, are solar powered, release no pollutants, and are hygienic and odor-free.  Composting

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Hermit Island Campground Practices Pollution-free Preservation

Hermit Island Campground in Phippsburg, ME, is a decades-old family run venture.  The Sewall family stresses natural simplicity and preservation of the island, and are proud to show off their woodlands and expansive tidal pools.  Guided bird watching tours and trail hikes through the natural habitats of island animals are part of the daily activities. Amenities on the island include seaside camp sites, warm showers, some flush toilets, and dry vault toilets.  This past summer

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