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WEEKLY EDITION SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 Note: The PSAI is committed to bringing Members industry news. It creates original content and it aggregates news that appears in other sources. Unless otherwise stated in organizational documents or in Association Insight newsletters, the PSAI does not have or take a position on the content of news items from other sources. PAGE 18 City Code Changed to allow Church a Portable Toilet For the last seven months, the PSAI has been following the story of the First Christian Church and their fight to keep a portable restroom on their property for the homeless population. The new city code will be rewritten to allow a portable toilet as a waste non- connection (a toilet not connected to the sewer system.) Do you think justice prevailed? READ THE ARTICLE Neighborhood Files Lawsuit Against Portable Restroom Business. Not in My Backyard (NIMBY) is a phenomenon faced by many portable sanitation companies. Recently, the uproar from residents in Rockland County led to multiple violations being filed against a portable restroom provider. Neighbors say the business is breaking the law and causing a stench. The company says their activities and business model have not changed. Still, they are looking for a new location. Have you ever dealt with NIMBY issues? What did you learn? READ THE ARTICLE The Aftermath of Big Events Portable restrooms are a staple at every big outdoor event, but what happens when the party ends? The article below details the clean up of big events with a portable restroom operator hired for a large-scale festival. The operator gives readers a peek at what is regularly found in the 4,000 gallons of waste that if transported for disposal. READ THE ARTICLE

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