Blog

2011

PHLUSH expanded our knowledge and website content regarding ecological sanitations, and regularly replied to inquiries from grassroots North American groups promoting public restrooms. We conducted a Toilets for Emergencies fall campaign in collaboration with The Cloacina Project, Pacific Northwest College of Art, and compost toilet team of the New Zealand Permaculture Guild.  A paper on “Building Safe Toilet Design into Shared Urban Space.” was presented at World Toilet Summit in China. We participated in the Sustainable Phosphorus Summit and contributed to a forthcoming book.


Is the Queen City ready to PHLUSH?

No matter one's position in life, the title of that old children's book applies: "Everyone Poops." From a manual laborer all the way to royalty, nature's call is one we all must answer - sometimes more urgently than others! That's why even The Queen City must admit that she's ready…

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PHLUSH is looking for volunteers!

Are you passionate about public sanitation, toilet access, and emergency preparedness? PHLUSH (Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human) is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us make the world a better place to poop and pee. The need for public restrooms has never been greater due to the pandemic, rising…

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Public Restrooms and COVID-19: Guidelines for Reopening

June 29, 2020 The re-opening of the economy during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic depends on the successful re-opening of toilet facilities. Retail businesses, manufacturing firms, trade workshops, food-processing units, schools and universities, and government institutions must protect people from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. And they are in a position to support…

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