PHLUSH in the News

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

Toilets

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Toilets” Interview with Gabriel Spitzer. Sound Effect. Episode #24 KNKX (former KPLU), Seattle. June 20, 2015.

In Tony Hamptons Community, Plans for Potties Get Flushed

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“In Tony Hamptons Community, Plans for Potties Get Flushed” By Doug Feiden. The Wall Street Journal.  (Front Page!) April 27, 2015.

How to Create the Perfect Public Restroom

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“How to Create the Perfect Public Restroom”. Ross Reynolds interviews PHLUSH’s Carol McCreary, KUOW, Seattle. Mar 4, 2015.

Restroom sticker shock: Installation of Portland Loos cost San Diego more than twice initial estimate

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Restroom sticker shock: Installation of Portland Loos cost San Diego more than twice initial estimate.” By David Garrick. San Diego Union-Tribune. Dec 26, 2014.

Designing Bathrooms for the Homeless (and Everyone Else)

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Designing Bathrooms for the Homeless (and Everyone Else)”  By Nicholas Korody. Archinect. Sept 2, 2014. (Right to Relief is a PHLUSH collaboration.)

Relief coming: City adding public toilets

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Relief coming: City adding public toilets.” By David Garrick. San Diego Union-Tribune. July 27, 2014.

The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide.”  By Randy Gragg. Portland Monthly. July, 2014.

Live interviews with Ron Corbett of Ottawa’s Radio Talk 580CFRA

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

Live interviews with Ron Corbett of Ottawa’s Radio Talk 580CFRA on May 6, 2014 and with Angela Kokatt of Calgary’s NewsTalk770 on May 7, 2014

Praise for the Toilet Tsar

By info@phlush.org | December 19, 2019

“Praise for the Toilet Tsar.”  The Oxford Times. November 21, 2013.


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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