Press Release: Brief Relief Personal Lavatory Systems Utilized to Aid Hurricane Relief Workers and Address Health Hazards from Human Waste

In storms’ aftermath, portable, landfill-safe disposable bathroom solutions give utility workers, first responders and volunteer organizations access to hygienic sanitation facilities that contain waste.   ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Lack of access to functioning bathroom facilities in areas affected by the most recent hurricanes poses a serious threat to human health as the accumulation of human feces…

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The Women Behind the Wheel

A look into the life of female cab drivers in New York City, the last story in a three-part series. This is the last story in a three-part series on the life of immigrant workers in New York CIty. Here is Part One, on Chinese delivery workers, and Part Two on Latino construction workers. Read More at: https://prospect.org/article/women-behind-wheel

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Can You Catch Germs From a Public Toilet Seat?

There’s no denying that public bathrooms can be germ-ridden places. According to a study presented at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual meeting, scientists who studied samples taken from a variety of public restrooms found that the sheer number of illness-causing bacteria present was too big to measure in many cases. Read More at: https://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/can-you-catch-germs-from-a-public-toilet-seat.aspx

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