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Call out sanitation injustice! No public toilets? Lead-tainted water? Authorities that cut water supply cut when residents can’t pay bills? Algal blooms due to failing teatment systems?

Volunteer With Us

Our volunteer-powered organization welcomes contributions of time and talent. The following volunteer opportunities can be adapted to our shared interests and your individual requirements. If you are interested, fill out the contact form below.

  • Social media volunteers
  • Web content creators
  • Research assistants
  • Guest bloggers (see below) and citizen journalists
  • Editors
  • Community organizers
  • Emergency response experts/presenters


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Join our Board of Directors

We're currently looking for additional members of our Board of Directors to help us ensure the organization is administered appropriately, and help expand our network and financial capacity. 

We are seeking individuals with one or more of the following skills:

  1. Identifying potential corporate partnerships or funding opportunities
  2. Grant writing
  3. Non-profit accounting/financial reporting
  4. Volunteer recruitment and management

The Board of Directors' time commitment is approximately 3 hours/month, including one 60-75 minute board meeting per month and assistance with administrative functions, sponsorship/funding research, keeping up-to-date on sanitation news and research, and networking with journalists or other sanitation organizations.

Please fill out the contact form below if you are interested or have any questions.

Write a Blog Post

PHLUSH welcomes guest content to add to our blog! We have wide readership across the world and feature a broad range of topics within the realm of public restrooms and sanitation. If you are interested in writing a blog post for us, please first review our GUEST BLOG POST GUIDELINES.

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This Tuesday: Composting Toilets & Supporting Codes and Policies

With the support of PHLUSH, the Jefferson County Sanitation HAT has been hard at work this year strengthening community relationships, surveying local residents on sanitation needs and educational interests, and collaborating with local and regional experts to address rural sanitation challenges.  A Housing+Sanitation Learning Series kicked off this fall, starting…


Can ecological sanitation help increase the supply of affordable housing?

December 28, 2021   As the cost of housing skyrockets across the United States, we’ve been wondering about the potential of water reuse and low-water toilet technologies to augment the affordable housing supply. Now, housing advocates, local officials, and residents in rural Jefferson County, Washington, have asked PHLUSH to find…


Happy Menstrual Hygiene Day!

Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day, and PHLUSH realizes that menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and health can be improved with adequate access to restrooms. We are beginning to dive into the intersection of restroom advocacy and MHM -- learn more by hearing our board President, Genevieve Schutzius, speak on the intersection…