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Passengers win two toilet access victories today

December 22, 2009

Passengers win two toilet availability victories today In a singular move to accommodate transit riders, the Washington DC area Metro announced today that there will be restrooms at every station on the new Silver line.   The American Restroom Association has long advocated for toilet availability for the capital’s extensive light rail system...

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Guest Post: Code change is the best way to increase restroom availability

September 24, 2009
Guest Post:  Code change is the best way to increase restroom availability

By Robert Brubaker, Program Manager, American Restroom Association Code change is the best way to increase restroom availability. 090809rb 8:23 am 090809cm   1:45 pm   546 words A State code expert from Kansas,  Eirene Oliphant has submitted potty parity code change proposals that address some of the ‘long line’ problems women face waiting...

Read more » is under construction! Launch is March 24!

January 20, 2009

Excuse our mess. is under construction. We thought about doing this messy work out of view. But we know this: Everybody is smarter than anybody. So why not help us out by emailing suggestions or commenting below? The purpose of is to bring together practical resources on public restroom design and management...

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Our Mission Through education and advocacy, PHLUSH helps local governments and citizen groups to provide equitable public restroom availability and to prepare for a pipe-breaking seismic event with appropriate ecological toilet systems.

Our Vision Toilet availability is a human right and well-designed sanitation systems restore health to our cities, our waters and our soils.

Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH) was founded in Portland, Oregon and today collaborates with groups across North America.

PHLUSH is a member of the World Toilet Organization and a partner in the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance.

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