PHLUSH in the News

The media covers PHLUSH activities and regularly seeks
out members for comment.

Rage Against the Latrine

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Rage Against the Latrine”  Interview with No Place to Go author Lezlie Lowe. by Coach House Books. September 10, 2018.

Public Washrooms, Walking to Work and Transit Stations

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Public Washrooms, Walking to Work and Transit Stations“. By Sandy James. Price Tags. April 28, 2018.

Pedestrian Pit Stops: Toronto’s Public Washroom Wasteland

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Pedestrian Pit Stops: Toronto’s Public Washroom Wasteland”. By Pat Doherty. The Walking Commuter. April 21, 2018.

Finding a public toilet in NYC still difficult 10 years into program launch

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Finding a public toilet in NYC still difficult 10 years into program launch”. By Sarina Trangle, am New York February 5, 2018

Portland Loos making a splash beyond city

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Portland Loos making a splash beyond city”.  Jim Redden. Portland Tribune. Feb 1, 2018.

Public calls for composting toilets

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Public calls for composting toilets“. Kirk Boxleitner. The Port Townsend Leader. Jan 30, 2018.

We Need More Public Bathrooms! 

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

We Need More Public Bathrooms! Amy Zelt. RobGreenfield.TV. December 13, 2017.

Cities Look To Public Restrooms To Clean Up Downtowns, Attract Tourists

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Cities Look To Public Restrooms To Clean Up Downtowns, Attract Tourists”. By Sarah Breitenbach. Huffington Post. September 5, 2017.

Plans underway for all-gender restrooms in Cal Anderson Park: Because everybody need a place to pee safely

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Plans underway for all-gender restrooms in Cal Anderson Park: Because everybody need a place to pee safely.” By Sarah Anne Lloyd, Curbed Seattle, Feb 14, 2017.


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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