Revolt over 'horrible' open-air urinals for men on Paris streets


Residents and shopkeepers on the plush Île Saint-Louis islet in central Paris have voiced outrage at the installation on its streets of so-called 'eco-friendly' street urinals, which are fully exposed, thigh-high red receptacles which transform urine-soaked straw within into compost, have demanded that the City Hall remove them, citing public decency and the dangers of exhibitionism.

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A set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals that have been introduced to the streets of Paris are provoking uproar among residents, reports The Guardian.