Toilets

Stand Up claims to let ladies pee with dignity. (www.the-stand-up.com)

Stanford Grad’s Invention Allows Women To Pee While Standing, Avoid Messy Toilets

A recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.

05/11/2015

Tenderloin Pit Stop (photo courtesy SFPD Tenderloin Station)

Six Months Later, San Francisco’s Tenderloin Cleaner Thanks To Portable Toilets For Homeless

Streets in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood blocks away from fancy stores and long lines of tourists waiting for cable cars have been cleaner since solar-powered toilets began rolling in four afternoons per week.

04/08/2015

(credit: © Keith Baker Photography/Panaromic Interests)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisor Proposes City’s New Big Buildings Use Gray Water

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing legislation that would require large new buildings in the city to use gray water in toilets and for irrigation.

04/07/2015

San Francisco Public Library. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Main Branch Library Closes Early Because Of Plumbing Issue

The San Francisco Public Library’s main branch closed its doors early on Wednesday after a plumbing issue rendered the building unfit for workers, a library spokeswoman said.

08/20/2014

Bay To Breakers (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

6 Bay To Breakers Do’s & Don’ts

Let’s clear up some issues many people have on what we can and can’t do at Bay To Breakers…

05/12/2014