PHLUSH in the News

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

Emergency Sanitation

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Emergency Sanitation.”  Neighborhood Activist. NW Examiner. October 2011.

PHLUSH Commemorates World Water Day

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“PHLUSH Commemorates World Water Day.”  Neighborhood Activist. NW Examiner. April 2011.

Online exclusive: Portland’s new Loo: The pros and cons of Portland’s new Park Blocks restroom

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

Online exclusive: Portland’s new Loo: The pros and cons of Portland’s new Park Blocks restroom.  By Elizabeth Wilson. Portland State University Vanguard. Dec 3, 2010.

City Celebrates World Toilet Day With First Flush

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“City Celebrates World Toilet Day With First Flush”. Fox 12 TV. November 19, 2010.

Newest Loo opens on World Toilet Day: Third public restroom will get a ceremonial first flush

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Newest Loo opens on World Toilet Day: Third public restroom will get a ceremonial first flush.” Portland Tribune. November 16, 2010.

As two more Loos come to Portland, city officials and neighbors call them a success

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“As two more Loos come to Portland, city officials and neighbors call them a success.” Mollie Hottle. The Oregonian. November 12, 2010.

Toilet Troubles: Ready or Not, Here Come the Public Restrooms

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Toilet Troubles: Ready or Not, Here Come the Public Restrooms” Amanda Waldoupe. Portland Mercury. Jul 29, 2010.

Let’s stay human with PHLUSH

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“Let’s stay human with PHLUSH” Toilet Times (WTO, Singapore). December 2009.

City says it found right balance of privy privacy

By Phlush | December 19, 2019

“City says it found right balance of privy privacy” Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon.  Aug 6, 2009.


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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