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2010-04-08 05:18:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Modern Technologies Corporation (AMTC) has announced today the availability of a water saving green urinal handle for the commercial restroom. The HALF-FLUSH retrofit flush handle for urinals is an industry first. It is designed to reduce the flush volume of a urinal by one half. In addition to their HALF-FLUSH retrofit urinal handle, AMTC also offers a solution for the toilet. AMTC's DUALFLUSH retrofit flush handle for toilets...

2010-03-30 08:00:00

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Bemis Manufacturing Company, the world leader in toilet seat engineering and design, has extended its popular commercial toilet seat fastening system to the metal hinge products in its residential Mayfair® Designer Series(TM) of molded wood toilet seats. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100330/CG75647) The STA-TITE® Seat Fastening System(TM), which eliminates the problem of loose and wobbly...

2010-03-29 04:00:00

GIBRALTAR, England, March 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Strange things happen everywhere and on the toilet is no exception. From snakes in the bowl to babies' births and jackpot winners in between, no one is safe from oddity when sitting on the toilet. Strange things happen all the time, but it's not every day that something this strange happens while sitting on the toilet seat. A seven foot python was removed the other day after it was found peeking out of a toilet bowl in Howard...

2010-03-10 15:12:00

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Niagara Conservation, a leading manufacturer of water- and energy-saving products, continues to revolutionize the conservation landscape with the introduction of the Stealth System product kit. The Stealth System includes the ultra-high-efficiency (UHET) Stealth toilet, which is EPA Water Sense® certified and the first and only toilet available with the ability to achieve a powerful, quiet flush using just 0.8 gallons of...

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2010-03-10 14:14:36

People in seven European countries have positive attitudes toward a new eco-friendly toilet that could substantially reduce pollution problems and conserve water and nutrients, scientists in Switzerland are reporting. Their article, which calls on authorities to give wider support for the innovative toilet technology, is in ACS' Environmental Science & Technology, a semi-monthly journal. Judit Lienert and Tove Larsen note in the article that the so-called NoMix toilet collects urine...

2010-02-27 17:47:00

TRENARY, Mich., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vancouver, British Columbia was not the only city celebrating major athletic accomplishments this weekend! Charmin participated in the Seventeenth Annual Trenary, MI Outhouse Classic, where thousands of attendees came to watch and cheer for the "fastest outdoor bathroom." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100227/NY62120 ) "We were extremely excited for Charmin to compete in our annual outhouse race," stated Dianne Peterson of the...

2010-02-09 06:40:00

GAINESVILLE, Ga., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It started with a toilet that wouldn't quit running. WWII veteran Jack Mitchell and his wife had remodeled their home, and the flapper in the new toilet tank was sticking open. Money - in the form of a growing water bill - was being flushed down the toilet. Mitchell decided to put a stop to it and got to work designing a better float valve. Two years later, the octogenarian had not only solved his own problem, he had invented a way to reduce water...

2010-01-25 13:01:53

Considered a dermatological nuisance that was long gone, skin irritations caused by toilet seats appear to be making a comeback in pediatricians' offices, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center investigator Bernard Cohen, M.D. "Toilet seat dermatitis is one of those legendary conditions described in medical textbooks and seen in underdeveloped countries, but one that younger pediatricians have not come across in their daily practice," says Cohen, director of pediatric...

2009-12-17 18:04:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Visit the Charmin Restrooms this holiday season to help raise money for charity. In addition to providing tourists and local New Yorkers with a free, clean and family-friendly place to "enjoy the go" this holiday season, Charmin® announced today that visitors to the Charmin Restrooms in Times Square will also "Go for Good" to help to raise up to $50,000 for charity. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091217/NY28343 ) For...

2009-12-17 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Visit the Charmin Restrooms this holiday season to help raise money for charity. In addition to providing tourists and local New Yorkers with a free, clean and family-friendly place to "enjoy the go" this holiday season, Charmin® will announce today that visitors to the Charmin Restrooms in Times Square will also "Go for Good" to help to raise up to $50,000 for charity. For each consumer visiting the Charmin Restrooms between December...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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