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The San Francisco neighborhood's residents successfully advocated to build the facility, which has been described as an open-air urination hole, to stop people from urinating on local walls, bushes, and sidewalks.


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The San Francisco neighborhood's residents successfully advocated to build the facility, which has been described as an open-air urination hole, to stop people from urinating on local walls, bushes, and sidewalks.

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Friday Funny: Park Pissoir Prompts Lawsuit

The San Francisco neighborhood's residents successfully advocated to build the facility, which has been described as an open-air urination hole, to stop people from urinating on local walls, bushes, and sidewalks.

TEC™ In-Floor Heat by H.B. Fuller Construction Products

Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.

Milwaukee Tool M12™ Drain Snake

Milwaukee Tool's new M12 Drain Snake is developed specifically for the challenges plumbers, maintenance technicians, and facility managers encounter when cleaning fixtures and small drain lines.

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.

Survey Reveals Dirty Little Restroom Secrets

Cell phone usage in a restroom stall is no longer taboo. According to Bradley Corporation's 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey, men and women text, check social media, and email in the privacy of a stall.

Friday Funny: America’s Best Restroom Award Goes To…Town of Minturn!

The Town of Minturn, CO’s “Mine Passageway” design has captured the crown in Cintas’ 14th Annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.

Friday Funny: Vote For America’s Top Potty

There’s a tight race to win the crown in 2015 Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom Contest, cast your vote before the October 31 deadline.

Survey: Women Outdo Men in Workplace Hand Hygiene

Women outperform men when it comes to hand hygiene in the workplace: Almost half of men report seeing others exit their workplace restroom without washing up, according to the 2015 Healthy Hand Washing Survey.

August 26 Is National Toilet Paper Day

Five interesting facts about this crucial item that is worthy of serving as a wedding gown for some!

Question Of The Week: What Are The Pros And Cons Of Waterless Urinals And Eco-toilets?

Facility manager wants to know the pros and cons of using waterless urinals and eco-friendly toilets in a refurbishing project.

Friday Funny: Pee-Proof Walls

In at least two cities, a new approach to discourage peeing in inappropriate places could leave public urinators wet and smelly.

Restroom Hygiene In Foodservice

On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely interacting.

Beverly Hills Pays Businesses $500 for Every Waterless Urinal

In a rush to find ways to reduce consumption, the city of Beverly Hills, CA is paying $500 to any business that purchases and installs a waterless urinal.

New Product Flash: AER-DEC Integrated Sink From Sloan

With its high-end look, this restroom fixture features soap dispensers, faucets, hand dryers, and sink basin.

New Product Flash: Step ‘n Wash

This self-retracting step provides young children and their caregivers a better hand washing experience.

OSHA, National Center For Transgender Equality Form Alliance

OSHA and the National Center for Transgender Equality form an alliance to protect the safety and health of transgender workers.

Friday Funny: Americans Dish On Hand Washing, Germs, And Public Restrooms

A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.

Facility Retrofit: Convenient Consolidation

At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.

Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom cleaning.

New Product Flash: Restroom System from Tooshlights

This automated lighting system for restrooms enables facility patrons to see from a distance which restroom stalls are occupied.

Friday Funny: The Latest Fast Food Trend Is Waterless

Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation measure.

Friday Funny: Plumbing Tune Up

With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive things.

New Product Flash: Omni-Flo from Zurn Industries

Designed to further water conservation efforts, the new Omni-Flo Urinal is suitable for new or retrofit applications.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

Free Case Study: Children’s Museum Of Fond du Lac

In keeping with the museum’s “reduce and recycle” theme, the Bradley all-in-one Advocate Lavatory Systems are installed in both the girls ("mermaids") and boys ("pirates") washrooms.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Restrooms In Times Square For The Holidays

Back in 2010, Charmin placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Of The Rest…Room

The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SofPull Mini from Georgia-Pacific Professional

Featuring a small footprint, SofPull Mini is ideal for restrooms with limited space. The spread of germs is also reduced because the tissue is enclosed.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Who Will Claim “Top Of The Bowl” Bragging Rights For 2013?

Cintas’ annual “Bowl Game” is back—recognizing “top 10 places to go—when you’ve got to go”—as the company kicks off its 12th annual America's Best Restroom contest.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Antibacterial Paper Towels by Cascades Tissue Group

This away-from-home product is designed to minimize hand contamination by killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria almost instantly.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Concealed SOLIS Flushometers from Sloan

Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Accentuate The Positive, Eliminate The Negative

One innovative and mobile app enabled device could provide a place for people to relieve themselves outside while turning a nuisance (public urination) into a nutrient for hungry bamboo biofilters.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Read It And Weep!

In celebration of the 161st anniversary of Herman Melville's great American novel, Moby Dick, find out what lengths a person will go to when prompted by a dare.

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