PHLUSH in the News

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

Community to Build Relief in Old Town/Chinatown During VBC6

By info@phlush.org | December 18, 2019

“Community to Build Relief in Old Town/Chinatown During VBC6” Portland Independent Media Center. May 8, 2006.

Signs of relief? A new group hopes to bring public restrooms to the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood

By info@phlush.org | December 18, 2019

“Signs of relief? A new group hopes to bring public restrooms to the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood ”  By Joanne Zuhl.   Street Roots (Cover Story), Jan 13, 2006.

City could get more flush with toilets

By info@phlush.org | December 11, 2019

“City could get more flush with toilets.” By Jacob Quinn Sanders. The Portland Tribune, Oct 11, 2005.


From the Blog

There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it?

Almost 150 U.S. companies make toilet paper. Studio Dagdagaz/Shutterstock.com Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper. It came as a small shock when I couldn’t find a single roll. The new coronavirus is inspiring panic buying of a variety of household products such as…

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The POOP Project is coming to Portland 2/22/2020!

Straight from New York City, The POOP Project is coming to Portland! How do you break the potty taboo and catalyze creative conversation about sustainable sanitation for the person, planet and world community?  The People’s Own Organic Power (POOP) Project​ has been showing us how, using a brilliant combination of theater,…

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A Report from the Rich Earth Summit

PHLUSH President Hayley Joyell Smith, currently a PhD student at the University of Georgia, reports on the Rich Earth Summit held at the University of Michigan, November 7-8, 2019. She was among the experts – entrepreneurs, engineers, farmers, regulators, researchers and practitioners – who explored the theme “Policy, Regulation, and…

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