How To Make The Business Bucket

Make a portable, emergency supply kit, that could save your tush during a natural disaster. Or at least, provide a little cushioning for it.

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This video is only for entertainment purposes. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume the responsibility for the results. Disposal of Human waste is regulated, so check with your district authorities on where and how it needs to be dumped. Have fun, but always think ahead, and remember that every project you try is at YOUR OWN RISK.

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Last year, my mom posted an awesome idea on Facebook from Puget Sound Preppers called the “preppers potty”. ( It seemed like a crazy redneck idea that was fun to laugh at, and move on .. but it actually got me thinking of some possibilities.

First off, the idea of lining the buckets with garbage sacks is awesome because they’re easy to change out, and help keep everything clean. And when I shared the idea with a friend who used to live on a boat, he thought the pool noodle addition was genius, because it would have saved his butt. At the time he was just sitting on the bucket. Ouch!

In practical use, I’ve found that when you cover your deposit with a handful of leaves, then sprinkle a layer of dirt overtop, it forms an odor barrier that keeps the bucket from smelling bad and attracting flies.

To take the idea to the next level, I found a 2 gallon pail with a lid, and a 5 quart, big mouth bucket at the hardware store, and packed them with stuff for hunting, camping, and survival situations. They’ll actually hold an impressive amount of equipment.

For example, I included a heavy duty tarp, with some para-cord and bungee straps, so we can make a shelter, and a bottle of rubbing alcohol that can be used for sanitization, or make-shift camping fuel. I threw in a knife that’s got a fork and spoon built into it, and a flashlight as well.

There’s plenty of room for a small first aid kit, and some lighters for getting a survival fire started, and just because I could, a pack of medical grade nitrile gloves, for when it’s time to do the dirty work.

The buckets themselves are useful as well.

They’re waterproof, which means you can store materials when you’re out camping or hunting.

Perhaps the coolest thing about this idea, is that it all goes together in the 5 gallon bucket, and everything fits inside well enough that you can snap on the lid. Meaning you can easily add this convenient “grab-and-go” bucket to your arsenal emergency supplies, in case any sudden emergency situations arise.


  1. Jack T
    Jack T 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Quiz time: was that really apple juice and Nutella spread?

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  2. Lugersouri
    Lugersouri 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    1000 Indians didn't like the project

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  3. sebastian henriquez
    sebastian henriquez 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    if there's a zombie apocalypse I'm going with him?? this man is a genius

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  4. A.N.S.Lantern
    A.N.S.Lantern 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    how do u even came across this idea??

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  5. Joseph Varner
    Joseph Varner 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    I would use a shovel and birch tree bark

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  6. D3RPY44
    D3RPY44 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    why the noodle

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  7. Dylan Hitchcock
    Dylan Hitchcock 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    what knife is that?

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  8. SamThe RandomG1rl
    SamThe RandomG1rl 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Wow, genius. The unavaibility of toilet-like things is the one very reason I don't want to go backpacking in the deep wilderness. And remember guys, you can use the same trash bag multiple times. You just add the layer of dirt when you're done.

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  9. Véronique Mizel
    Véronique Mizel 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Nutella and apple juice…yummmmyyyyyy….

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  10. Caleb Davidson
    Caleb Davidson 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Has grant thompson ever used it??

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  11. Caleb Davidson
    Caleb Davidson 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    what happens if you fall over. how do you solve that!!!!!!

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  12. Jonas Rasmussen
    Jonas Rasmussen 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    it needs a phone charger

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  13. Annett Schmidt
    Annett Schmidt 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Do you have a gun?

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  14. Serpentaria
    Serpentaria 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Back in 04, hurricanes took out power and water for WEEKS. Trapped at my house, had to dig holes in the back yard to poo in then simply covered the holes. No muss, no fuss.

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  15. Random Utuber
    Random Utuber 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    I have made this but our bucket was different so we had to make some adjustments.

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  16. Oskari Kemilä
    Oskari Kemilä 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Bigger bucket then tent inside.

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  17. Corben Hill
    Corben Hill 29 June, 2016, 07:11
  18. mod mayxox
    mod mayxox 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Why are these business buckets not on sale at my local store?

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  19. Deborah Boyer
    Deborah Boyer 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    i do this

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  20. Jérôme Gosselin
    Jérôme Gosselin 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Instructions are unclear.

    Which kind of business? clearly this office isnt big enough

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  21. Lilly Reeves
    Lilly Reeves 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    He found this on pintrest

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  22. scikick
    scikick 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Why wouldn't you just dig a 6 inch hole, squat and do your business?

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  23. Bkn S
    Bkn S 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    awesome man

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  24. Ryan Lehman
    Ryan Lehman 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    that was a cool video

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  25. Jax18cool
    Jax18cool 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    dude its not hazelnut spread its freakin nutella

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  26. Youxi Nask
    Youxi Nask 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Where's the bucket?

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  27. TheReal D-pooly
    TheReal D-pooly 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    8 gallons?! uuugh. guess i gotta pinch it off a little soon

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  28. Oculus Universale
    Oculus Universale 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    I'll never look at nutella the same way again…

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  29. Neon Brain
    Neon Brain 29 June, 2016, 07:11


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  30. michael deluca
    michael deluca 29 June, 2016, 07:11
    NORTHERN JOKER1973 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    "dispose of human waste per regulation"……………all living creatures leave their waste behind. ; )

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  32. Paco Punch
    Paco Punch 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    On the weird end of YouTube again…

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  33. Eric B
    Eric B 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    If i am going to poo outside, its going to be on the ground. Like mother nature intended.

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  34. Paul Hobby
    Paul Hobby 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Really good video. Replace air freshener with Glen 20 (disinfectant spray), can be used to disinfect surfaces AND acts as an air freshener.

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  35. Eitan Schwartz
    Eitan Schwartz 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    amazing. 2016, you're eating fish with plastic inside them, here's an alternative idea: if nature calls try squatting. use a leaf if you must.

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  36. Ryan Wee
    Ryan Wee 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Thompson, just know since I have subscribed, I love all your videos; especially random weekend projects

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  37. beastmode baller
    beastmode baller 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    i thoght it was pee

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  38. burnt dj
    burnt dj 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    *gets that really annoying ear ringing that is random

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  39. Zack da kaola
    Zack da kaola 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    is he telling us to poo in bins

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  40. Henry Vuong
    Henry Vuong 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    You wasted apple juice!!!!!!!

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  41. Darina “gamercookieflutters” Lubenov
    Darina “gamercookieflutters” Lubenov 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    What did I just watch

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  42. smart “cool” guy027
    smart “cool” guy027 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    are you sure thats apple juice

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  43. jesus islas
    jesus islas 29 June, 2016, 07:11

    Cool but relly ???

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