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Mathew Talking Toilets at Tedx March 23

Tedx Concordia in Portland is already sold out, but you can watch Mathew’s startling talk online.  It’s gonna be a good one.

Cloacina Goddess of the Posters!

And we didn’t even make them! Our friend Robby let us know that we finally have competition in our niche market of posters about sewers.  

A Rough History of Sanitation in the West

Check out our guest post on PHLUSH’s blog.  We jammed packed it full of citations and resources for those getting ready for the Toilet Hackathon happening this weekend.

Talking at Curiosity Club Tomorrow

We’re speaking at the Next Meeting of the Hand Eye Supply’s Curiosity Club Tuesday August 7th 6:00 PM Mathew Lippincott + Molly Danielsson: MDML “Designing in a Cultural Blind Spot: Restrooms, Ergonomics, and the Environment. ” Bathrooms are not designed in vacuums. Often they’re designed by people wearing pants. Join us for an exploration of [...]

Composting Difficult Things

Cornell’s Waste Management Institute has a great guide for composting dead cows and diseased animals. For some reason I find myself recommending this guide quite often as a response to questions after we talk. It has some hilarious, but very practical diagrams to follow. Natural Rendering

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Our Upcoming Events

Ecological Solutions to Human Poolutions: An evening with Nancy Klehm and Cloacina Project Village Building Convergence Monday, May 28th @  St. David of Wales Church 2800 SE Harrison 6:30- Molly Danielsson and Mathew Lippincott Molly and Mat will examine why conventional bathrooms are disgusting and hazardous to both you and the environment. We will share our vision [...]

Help WTF talk shit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Shawn Shafner’s one man show called ‘EAT SHIT:How our waste can save the world’ has been accepted to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. I am thrilled that the discussion of how to get the discussion going about using our shit to nourish ourselves is getting center stage. They’re crowdfunding their expenses and it’s a great cause [...]

SOIL’s toilets in Haiti

Check out this great video of SOIL’s work in Haiti. They use urine diverting toilets and drums for containerized collection. Really great videography.

Talk at Emergency Prep Round Table Next Week

Mat & I will be speaking at the Pearl District’s second Emergency Preparedness Round Table on March 29th about simple solutions for people living in the Pearl. Sanitation and Drinking Water After a Disaster Emergency Preparedness Round Table #2 Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 5:30 pm RSVP now: pearldistrict.org Location: Pinnacle Pavillion near Tanner Springs [...]

Emergency Sanitation Workshop This Saturday

We'll be doing a 45 minute workshop on Saturday June 2nd @ 2pm at King Elementary School as part of Resilience PDX.org
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