toilets http://www.kplu.org en Seattle wants to give free-standing public toilets another go http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-wants-give-free-standing-public-toilets-another-go <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Five years after Seattle had to get rid of its free-standing public toilet structures, Mayor Mike&nbsp;</span>McGinn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wants to give it another go, this time with a new design.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 03:01:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 8835 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle wants to give free-standing public toilets another go Extreme makeover: toilet edition (courtesy of Bill & Melinda Gates) http://www.kplu.org/post/extreme-makeover-toilet-edition-courtesy-bill-melinda-gates <p>When you flush the toilet every day, you probably aren&rsquo;t thinking much about where your waste goes. But Seattle&rsquo;s Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation is putting that question on the international agenda.</p><p>They&rsquo;re donating more than three and a half million dollars in grants and prize money to help developing countries take advantage of new waste treatment technologies. A &ldquo;Reinvent the Toilet Challenge&rdquo; fair kicked off yesterday.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:01:13 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 5982 at http://www.kplu.org Extreme makeover: toilet edition (courtesy of Bill & Melinda Gates)