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SF opens public sanitation stations to curb street waste

The Examiner, 16 July 2014

 

Carmen De Los Rios stood in front of a portable bathroom facility on Ellis Street in the Tenderloin on Tuesday afternoon, nearly brought to tears with happiness.

 

"We need this," she said. "It's really hard to be able to find places to go to the restroom or even to simply wash your hands."

 

De Los Rios, 62, is one of the many homeless residents who now have access to three new portable stations as part of a $150,000, six-month pilot project to help keep streets clean and offer residents a safe place to do their business. Read more....