Sanitation Organizations

Pacific Northwest

  • Portland Loo: The world-renowned public toilet was designed and is manufactured in Portland, Oregon by Madden Fabrication.
  • GreenFlush Restrooms: Family business of PHLUSH President Kyle Earlywine, featuring an active blog.
  • Nature Commode: This Washington state-based company provides dry toilets for events.
  • ReCode: This group conducts research and advocacy for code change for onsite tech and non-potable water reuse projects.
  • Toilet Tech Solutions: Geoff Hill's website is packed with great technical info.
  • Kailash EcoVillage: Portland sanitation-focused, affordable housing community featuring state-of-the-art composting toilets and urine-diverting system.
  • Greywater Action: Group of greywater educators and advocates.
  • Plumbers without Borders: A Seattle-based group of plumbers and mechanical volunteers.
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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