PHLUSH in the News

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

Bloomberg falls short on Public Restrooms

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Bloomberg falls short on Public Restrooms.”  By Michael Gartland. New York Post. October 27, 2013.

Do You Know Where You’ll Go Poo After a Big Earthquake?

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Do You Know Where You’ll Go Poo After a Big Earthquake?” By Nathan Gilles. The Portland Mercury. October 16, 2013.

Searching for a proper public restroom

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Searching for a proper public restroom.”  By Zachariah Bryan. Ballard News-Tribune.  July 31, 2013.

A potty for all people

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“A potty for all people.”  By Aaron Burkhalter. Real Change News. June 26, 2013.

Students flush out ideas for more public restrooms

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Students flush out ideas for more public restrooms.” By Kari Nelson.  Portland State Vanguard.  April 24, 2013.

PSU students find lack of public restrooms in Portland for homeless population, city residents

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“PSU students find lack of public restrooms in Portland for homeless population, city residents.”  By Sara Hottman.  The Oregonian.  April 5, 2013.

Loos and trash bins lacking in parts of Portland, but downtown is flush

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Loos and trash bins lacking in parts of Portland, but downtown is flush.” By Sara Hottman. The Oregonian. January 17, 2013.

Potty Break: Chinatown tries to clean up its act with one new program, another in the works

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Potty Break: Chinatown tries to clean up its act with one new program, another in the works”  By Arvin Temkar. Monterey Bay Weekly. January 10, 2013.

A day to break toilet taboos

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“A day to break toilet taboos.” By Sumedha Sood.  BBC Travelwise. November 16, 2012.


Tips for Creating a Successful Family Emergency Plan

  The scariest thing about natural disasters is that they can happen out of nowhere so you need to be prepared. Does your family know what to do if a tornado, hurricane, or wildfire erupts around your home? In addition to creating an emergency response kit, an emergency plan is…

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Small Business Tips for Having a Public Restroom

  As a small business owner, you have a lot on your mind and your restroom isn’t high on that list of priorities. However, having a restroom could be an essential service your business provides to your clients and customers. Did you know that nearly 60% of Americans use a…

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Poos with Views: How to Use a Groover to Contain Human Waste

Genevieve Schutzius, with contributions by Janice Heil A poo with a view, one might say. I’ve been going #2 outside for a while now. Having gone camping a fair amount since I was a kid, then getting into backpacking as a young adult, I had mastered the art of pooping…

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