How to Start a Portable Toilet Business

The call of nature is something that is very inevitable among human beings because it is a daily part of life. But what if people are on a place where there are no toilets, would they still survive?

In starting up a toilet business, you will know that it is one of the best businesses which guarantee high profit margin.

In this kind of business, you need to have staffs that will empty, retrieve and deliver systems that had been leased by clients. For you to perform all the operations in this business, you need to have financing, education about the industry, proper training of employees and disposal site in order to prevent all the health hazards of your business.

Starting a Portable Toilet Business

You need to have right education for you to run the portable toilet business well. In order for you to have informed decisions with regard to starting up this kind of business, there are lots of portable toilet publications and associations that can be utilized. In addition, they will also be able to help you in contacting vendors.

Steps to Start a Portable Toilet Business

In order for the portable toilet business to be stored properly, you need to find a safe and ideal storage area. This must be a large area where all your equipments and portable toilets can be accommodated. There is no adequate zoning at any place so you need to make a contact with a commercial real estate agent in assisting you in the search.

Next, you have to carefully arrange for the sewage disposal. In order for you to learn more about the zoning, you have to contact the health department in your locality. You also need to obtain a license for the proper disposal and treatment of all the wastes you are collecting. States vary in terms of their rules and regulations so you need to check on your local state government.

By defining your target market, you will be able to be specific more on your business. These portable toilets resemble a portable restroom which is suited to be used at formal events such as wedding.

You will also be able to get familiar with the important systems with regard to your business if you know the specific client types whom you will give service to.

An inventory must also be obtained because experts say that this can pave the way for your success. To make sure that you will meet the needs of your clients, you also need to make sure that you have several portable toilets.

Trailers and lease vehicles must also be purchased in order for the toilets to be hauled. You also need to decide on the business structure of your company with the help of a professional lawyer.

Next, you have to think of a great way for you to market and advertise your business to make sure that it would click.

11 Comments

  • carolyne said on August 3, 2011
    My business portable toilets rental business is p based is Selibe Phikwe Botswana and i really can use best advise right now
  • Mrs.Taati said on May 9, 2013
    I would like to start a toilet company in Namibia, to supply to the whole country and neighboring country at large, thank for you useful information.
  • sanuba modise said on May 9, 2013
    I would like to start rent a toilet company in the rural areas and lephalale surbabs, how do i start?
  • tshepiso tiro said on June 25, 2013
    I would like to start a rent a toilet business in moshupa and surrounding villages, any advise please.
  • Kasemire Beatrice said on September 8, 2013
    I would like to start up a toilet paper making business at my home .is it possible. And what do I need to do please help. I live in kampala uganda. Beatrice Kasemire
  • morgan modise said on December 16, 2013
    i have been thinking about this business for quiet a long time now and i believe its a good business of which young people and most people don't really want to be associated with but i believe there is good money there and also i just love it
  • chinyama musole said on June 24, 2014
    I'll like to start the toilet paper manufacturing business small scale and grow as knowledge and profits permit. I would like to know the following:
    1) Necessary machinery and/or equipments.
    2) Cost of machinery and/or equipments.
    3) The capital needed to run the business
    4) Possible locations for production training.
    5) Can the equipments and the raw materials be sourced locally in Namibia?
    6) Where can i get cheap and durable equipments?
    7) What are the possibles ways of accessing fund for this type of factory?
    8) What are the profits like? Short run & long run.
  • Chioma said on February 14, 2015
    I'll like to start the toilet paper manufacturing business medium scale and grow as knowledge and profits permit. I have little knowledge of toilet paper making. I would like to know the following:
    1) Necessary machinery and/or equipments.
    2) Cost of machinery and/or equipments.
    3) The capital needed to run the business
    4) Possible locations for production training.
    5) Can the equipments and the raw materials be sourced locally in Abuja Nigeria?
    6) Where can i get cheap and durable equipments outside China?
    7) What are the profits like? Short run & long run.
  • loide said on November 16, 2015
    I have interest to start a mobile toilet business, I am in Namibia based in Karasburg in the south of the country.
  • busisiwe nkosi said on June 26, 2017
    Hi sir my Name is busisiwe I'm from Umtata and I would like to start a toilet paper manufacturing company...It sounds interesting. I would like to know how do I start it. what materials are needed. and how much is it going to cost me. ...because I know nothing about this business. ..and I would like to try it ...Please help me...
  • Cornelius said on April 15, 2020
    I would like to start portable toilet paper manufacturing i dont have any expirance.i also like to know how much do i have to have to start this business meaning money wise it Corneius from South africa in Pretoria

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