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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This Tuesday: Composting Toilets & Supporting Codes and Policies

With the support of PHLUSH, the Jefferson County Sanitation HAT has been hard at work this year strengthening community relationships, surveying local residents on sanitation needs and educational interests, and collaborating with local and regional experts to address rural sanitation challenges.  A Housing+Sanitation Learning Series kicked off this fall, starting…

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Can ecological sanitation help increase the supply of affordable housing?

December 28, 2021   As the cost of housing skyrockets across the United States, we’ve been wondering about the potential of water reuse and low-water toilet technologies to augment the affordable housing supply. Now, housing advocates, local officials, and residents in rural Jefferson County, Washington, have asked PHLUSH to find…

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Happy Menstrual Hygiene Day!

Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day, and PHLUSH realizes that menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and health can be improved with adequate access to restrooms. We are beginning to dive into the intersection of restroom advocacy and MHM -- learn more by hearing our board President, Genevieve Schutzius, speak on the intersection…

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