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Navigating Public Restroom Laws, Rules, & Regulations

Installing a public toilet isn’t as cut and dry as you would imagine. There are numerous public restroom laws and…...
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The Costs of Ignoring a City’s Public Restroom Needs

Public toilets get a bad political wrap. A few high-profile commode calamities have made these facilities a third rail of…...
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Nature’s Calling: Why All Public Parks Need a Public Restroom

Public parks are vital shared spaces where people of all ages can escape the hustle and bustle of city life…...
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Commode Culture: How Toilet Designs Reflect Historical Changes

The development of toilet designs and bathroom architecture throughout history isn’t merely a story of sanitation and hygiene. It’s a…...
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Navigating Restroom Etiquette: A Guide for Public Users

When you’re using the restroom at home, you don’t have to worry about being considerate of strangers. That’s not the…...
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Should You Be Concerned About Privacy in Open-Air Public Restrooms? No! Here’s Why

When people hear about the Portland Loo’s balance between privacy and safety, there’s an understandable hint of skepticism.  After all,…...
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Sanitary Standards: Combatting Hygiene in High-Traffic Restrooms

Public restrooms are the frontlines in the battle to stop the spread of germs, bacteria, and other contaminants. Cities must…...
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Tips for Keeping Your City’s Restrooms Clean and Odor-Free

Cities are in the unenviable position of having to provide public restrooms to tens of thousands of potential users while…...
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The Loo Sets the Standard for Sustainable Restroom Architecture

Public restrooms have earned a bad reputation for their negative impact on the environment. This criticism poses a significant challenge…...
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The Economics of Investing in a Premium Public Restroom

The pitfalls of conventional public restrooms have conditioned officials to see these facilities as costly risks rather than valuable investments.…...
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