I bought a box of these bags a couple years ago and put them away to be used in an emergency. Well, the emergency came last month when flash-floods compromised our little town's sewage disposal system, and we were not able to flush for about a week. I put these bags in our portable "potty", and they worked great. I highly recommend that every household keep a box or two on hand for exactly the kind of "emergency" we faced. I used them to line a 5 gallon "tool bucket" that sat beneath a wooden chair I'd saved from an old kitchen dining set. I cut a hole in the seat, and then attached a toilet seat to it. Then set the bucket, lined with the bag, under it. Be sure to place the bag in the bucket with the thinner "inner bag" inside the thicker "outer bag", and then fold the inner bag over the top rim of the bucket. I used bungee cords to then hold and secure the bag to the bucket. My only complaint about these bags is with the "gel" powder in the bags that is supposed to deodorize and "firm up" the waste in the bag. A nice thought, but did neither. The stuff just fell out and got all over everything when I was preparing the bag for use. A handful (or two) of clay kitty litter and some deodorizing crystals for litter boxes were added and worked best to keep odor and "sloshing" in check. These bags comfortably hold about a gallon of waste. The inner bag will hold much more, but the outer bag will not be able enclose and hold the contents, if more than about a gallon is in the inner bag. I found that they work best if used for no more than two days by two adults. If you have a family with children, then these bags may not last as long. For more people, a larger size might be needed, and/or these bags will need to be changed more frequently. Anyway, these bags worked great, and I'm very glad I had a box on hand, because they were gone from the shelves of my local Walmart almost immediately. I have three bags left from the old box, and have just purchased a couple more boxes of them to keep on hand. You never know when they might be needed.
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