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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

Emergency Sanitation

The information below is provided courtesy of the Portland public restroom advocacy group Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH). Contact with questions about emergency sanitation.

Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH)

Emergency sanitation information from the Portland public restroom advocacy group PHLUSH.

Join the Twin Bucket Brigade

Information about the Twin Bucket Brigade, a group of volunteers in the Portland area educating the public about emergency sanitation.

A Sewer Catastrophe Companion: Dry Toilets for Wet Disasters

Emergency sanitation guide edited by Molly Danielsson and Mathew Lippencott.

Pamphlet: The Twin-Bucket Emergency Toilet

Printable pamphlet with instructions for making a twin-bucket emergency toilet.

Household Toilet for Oregon Emergency Kits

The importance of including a toilet in an emergency kit.

The Christchurch Twin No-Mix Emergency Toilet

Learn how to make and use the Christchurch twin no-mix emergency toilet.

Borrow the Restorative Sanitation Display

Information on how to borrow the Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human (PHLUSH) restorative sanitation display.