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Chicken poo power

A chicken/egg farm in Queensland is attempting to reduce its power bill by harnessing the power of chicken poo. CEO Geoff Sondergeld hopes that the installation of power-producing digesters will drastically cut their cost of electricity. Although the power company will not permit them to go completely off-grid, the infrastructure...

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Friday Flush 16.Nov.2012

Watch out! Once again, it’s time for a round up of all the news you never knew you needed to know! Lifehacker challenge The winner of this week’s Macgyver challenge at Lifehacker shows how you can repurpose toilet rolls to make a bits-and-bobs holder. Honourable mentions went to a lamp...

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Friday Flush 28.Nov.08

Welcome back to The Bog Logger! I’ve been on a wee hiatus, but I’m back now with news, reviews, and the view from the loo. Openings There have been a few exciting toilet openings this week. First of all, the famed Charmin Restrooms have opened for the third year in...

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Friday Flush 25/07/2008

Oooh, it’s quite an international flush today, and a big one at that! So what we need is a massive toilet. A Yorkshire Water campaign to encourage people to ‘do one thing differently’ to conserve water is being fronted by giant toilets. I don’t believe the toilets actually speak or...

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The Friday Flush

I have so much loo news to get through that it’s not possible to comment on everything. So I introduce The Friday Flush!   Loo News   Voting for America’s Best Restroom is currently open.   Officials in India are keeping the streets clean by offering money to people to...

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Wee and wash: what next?

In this eco-conscious world o’ ours, it’s great to see some innovation in the bathroom. A real step up from the brick in the cistern. That’s right. It’s a washing machine. On a toilet. Of course, there are many (more sensible) eco-friendly toilet solutions. This sexy number from Matsushita, made...

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Low income loo bonus

Low income residents in Seattle can look forward to making some real savings with the launch of a scheme by Seattle Public Utilities to provide free efficient toilets. Read the story here The toilets can save more than $100 a year in bills. Back when I was a really poor...