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Relief comes to Kamloops in the form of free-standing restrooms / Published in CBC British Columbia

Relief comes to Kamloops in the form of free-standing restrooms / Published in CBC British Columbia

Kamloops, B.C., is getting two shiny, free-standing public washrooms that are made of steel and powered by solar energy. One…

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Portland Loos making a splash beyond city / Published in PortlandTribune

Portland Loos making a splash beyond city / Published in PortlandTribune

The TV show “Portlandia” may be ending this season, but another iconic symbol of the city’s weirdness continues to spread…

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Portland, Oregon, spent $250,000 to reinvent the public toilet – and it worked / Published in Business Insider

Portland, Oregon, spent $250,000 to reinvent the public toilet – and it worked / Published in Business Insider

If you’ve ever used a public toilet, you probably wish you held the urge until you got home. They’re unclean,…

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Why Portland’s Public Toilets Succeeded Where others Failed / Published in Citylab

Why Portland’s Public Toilets Succeeded Where others Failed / Published in Citylab

For the residents of Portland, Ore., taking a whiz in a public toilet is not just a matter of necessity.…

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After embarrassment, Seattle finds public toilet that’s just right / Published in The Seattle Times

After embarrassment, Seattle finds public toilet that’s just right / Published in The Seattle Times

Seattle is trying yet again to relieve itself of its Pioneer Square public-toilet problem. The city’s current budget includes $230,000…

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In Defense of San Antonio’s $100,000 Toilet / Published in San Antonio Current

In Defense of San Antonio’s $100,000 Toilet / Published in San Antonio Current

It’s been nearly a year since a shiny, single-stall bathroom appeared on a busy intersection in downtown San Antonio —…

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Flushed With Excitement / Published in WinnipegFreePress

Flushed With Excitement / Published in WinnipegFreePress

It’s a few hours until game time — the Winnipeg Jets about to host the Nashville Predators in Game 6…

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Cities Look to Public Restroom to Clean up Downtowns, Attract Tourists / Published in PEW

Cities Look to Public Restroom to Clean up Downtowns, Attract Tourists / Published in PEW

A man enters a mobile restroom in downtown Denver. City officials hope the bathrooms will make the urban core cleaner…

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Solar-Powered Toilets of the World: A Comprehensive Guide / Published in Motherboard

Solar-Powered Toilets of the World: A Comprehensive Guide / Published in Motherboard

For the first time in perhaps ever, solar-powered toilets are a prominent news item. I guess we can thank the…

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Seattle’s $5 million automated public toilets sold for $12,000 / Published in The Seattle Times

Seattle’s $5 million automated public toilets sold for $12,000 / Published in The Seattle Times

Seattle has officially washed its hands of the five self-cleaning toilets. The toilets cost the city $5 million. They sold…

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