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PHLUSHers heading for Singapore soon

Tickets have been booked to permit two PHLUSH Co-Founders to speak at the the World Toilet Summit in Singapore on December 3, 2009.     Organizers of the eighth annual event invited PHLUSH to share Portland’s experience in increasing the availability of public restrooms with experts from around the world.
Barbara Lescher will present Public Restroom Design for 21st Century US Cities:  The PHLUSH Principles.  These design principles were passed by the Old Town Chinatown Neighborhood Association in June 2008.   Carol McCreary will speak on Innovations in Sustainable Design:  Case studies from Portland, Oregon.   She discuss the Portland Loo and future plans for a composting toilet at Gateway Green, a 36-acre public park to be developed near the Gateway Transit Center.   Their 20-minute presentations are here,  http://bit.ly/VRbtk
PHLUSH appears to be the only grass roots, all-volunteer organization  represented on the roster of speakers and we are relying on community supporters to get us to Singapore. So far we’ve reached 40% of our goal of $2500, which is the cost air tickets and 5 nights in a hotel.  Consider helping us get to Singapore with tax-deductible donation of $25?  Details here.
Tickets have been booked to permit two PHLUSH Co-Founders to speak at the World Toilet Summit and Expo in Singapore on December 3, 2009.     Organizers of the eighth annual event invited PHLUSH to share Portland’s experience in increasing the availability of public restrooms with experts from around the world. WTSE09Barbara Lescher will present Public Restroom Design for 21st Century US Cities:  The PHLUSH Principles. These design principles were passed by the Old Town Chinatown Neighborhood Association in June 2008.   Carol McCreary’s presentation Innovations in Sustainable Design:  Case studies from Portland, Oregon looks at the Portland Loo and the opportunity to plan for a composting toilet at Gateway Green, a 36-acre public park to be developed near the Gateway Transit Center.   You can view their 20-minute presentations here. PHLUSH is the only grass roots, all-volunteer organization  represented  on the Summit program and  we are relying on community supporters to get there. So far we’ve reached 45% of our goal of $2500, which is the cost of air tickets and a hotel room for 5 nights.  Details on how to make a tax-deductible contribution are here.


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