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Toilets for Emergencies

September 27, 2011
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Toilets for Emergencies

What are we going to do when the toilets don’t work?  Do we have the knowledge and materials we need to build simple, safe, functional toilets for household and multi-household use?   Helping Portlanders answer these questions is the goal of Toilets for Emergencies, a fall campaign organized by PHLUSH in partnership with PNCA’s Collaborative...

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Join the PHLUSH Singapore Challenge!

November 10, 2009
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Join the PHLUSH Singapore Challenge!

With inspiration from the folks at Sisters of the Road Café, we’re launching the PHLUSH Singapore Challenge.  You see, they’re passing the hat to support  PHLUSH.   Former café manager Nikki Jardin is the PHLUSH Co-Founder who suggested the name with our mission:  Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human. How about joining with colleagues at...

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PHLUSH needs community support to take Portland experience to Singapore!

October 11, 2009
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PHLUSH needs community support to take Portland experience to Singapore!

PHLUSH needs community support to take Portland experience to Singapore! Portland, Ore.  October 12, 2009.  Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH) has accepted the invitation from the World Toilet Organization (WTO) to share Portland’s experience in increasing the availability of public restrooms.  As an all-volunteer grassroots group we’re now calling on the community...

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Restroom design work wins PHLUSH invitation to prestigious international event.

September 16, 2009
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Restroom design work wins PHLUSH invitation to prestigious international event.

Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human, or PHLUSH, has been invited to make two presentations to the prestigious World Toilet Summit in Singapore in December 2009. Old Town Chinatown?s public restroom advocates are busy preparing 20-minute presentations entitled Public Restroom Design for 21st Century US Cities: The PHLUSH Principles and Innovations in Sustainable Design:...

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Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH) was founded in Portland, Oregon and today collaborates with groups across North America.

PHLUSH is a member of the World Toilet Organization and a partner in the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance.

Our Mission Through education and advocacy, PHLUSH helps local governments and citizen groups to provide equitable public restroom availability and to prepare for a pipe-breaking seismic event with appropriate ecological toilet systems.

Our Vision Toilet availability is a human right and well-designed sanitation systems restore health to our cities, our waters and our soils.

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