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Green Toilets in New York City

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: December 2011 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:32

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n New York City, at one public park, people may soon come for the tennis but stay for the toilets. That’s because designs for new bathrooms at Riverside Park’s clay tennis courts include carbon-neutral composting toilets.

Isla_earth_inlay n New York City, at one public park, people may soon come for the tennis but stay for the toilets. That’s because designs for new bathrooms at Riverside Park’s clay tennis courts include carbon-neutral composting toilets. The park forms a leafy green ribbon along the Hudson River. It’s an area as complicated as beautiful, at least as far as toilets are concerned. It’s nowhere near a sewer line!...

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n New York City, at one public park, people may soon come for the tennis but stay for the toilets. That’s because designs for new bathrooms at Riverside Park’s clay tennis courts include carbon-neutral composting toilets. The park forms a leafy green ribbon along the Hudson River. It’s an area as complicated as beautiful, at least as far as toilets are concerned. It’s nowhere near a sewer line!...

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