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People Are Mad About The New Eco-Friendly Urinals In Paris


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As we all know, finding a public restroom can be tricky. While most restaurants and cafes offer a bathroom to customers, sometimes you need to find a bathroom when you're simply walking around. This issue has led to an interesting innovation in Paris: eco-friendly urinals that are, well, public on the streets.

These urinals, called "urinoirs" (the word being a witty combination of "urinal" and "pavement" in French), have been installed on the Île Saint-Louis. For people who aren't too familiar with the landscape of Paris, this means they're pretty close to the Seine and the Notre Dame Cathedral, two places tourists and locals love.