sanitation

Day Jobs

You Think You Got It Tough, This Guy Cleans the Tote Toilets on a Sunday Morning

Phil Gionfriddo has to clean up your piss, spew and deal bags.
Noisey Staff
1.5.17
Design

Here's the Scoop on Japan's New Toilet Museum

Keeping history flushed at TOTO's new museum.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
8.31.15
Travel

Women in Uganda Can't Use Toilets Without Fear of Disease or Rape

In Uganda, only 19 percent of the population has access to toilets that are not shared and that protect them from direct contact with waste—conditions which poses a serious threat to women's health and safety.
Mansi Choksi
5.12.15
Art

Madrid's Dog Poop Problem Inspires LED Art Intervention

Luzinterruptus fills 500 pooper scoopers with lightbulbs for latest artivist project 'You’d Better Watch Your Step In Madrid.'
Sami Emory
2.20.15
tech

That Bill Gates Shit-Water Machine Might Actually Change the World

We spoke to Doulaye Koné, senior program officer for the Gates Foundation, to try to better understand the magic poop water contraption Bill Gates debuted this week.
Peter Lawrence Kane
1.8.15
tech

Bill Gates Wants You to Drink Turd Water

Bill Gates is funding the Omniprocessor, a machine that will hopefully help fight the global sanitation crisis.
Joel Golby
1.7.15
News

The Black Plague Is Spreading in Madagascar

The disease was once confined to rural villages but has now spread to the impoverished nation's capital.
Allie Conti
11.24.14
Stuff

Sesame Street's Newest Muppet Is Obsessed with Pooping

Hanging around latrines and squatting over ditches puts kids at risk for some horrifying diseases, and Raya is here to educate kids about keeping all those worms and bacteria out of their digestive systems. I'm betting she'll save thousands of lives...
Mike Pearl
3.20.14