Villages, towns, cities and islands across the UK are dreaming up wild and wacky ways to encourage people to twin their toilets!

If you take on the challenge, you’ll need to achieve between five and 30 twins (depending on the size of your population) and make some noise about the fact that 2.3 billion people don’t have a loo.

In Skelmersdale, the town’s exploits went under the banner of Guerrilla Twinning – where members of St Paul’s Church led the way by voting with poo-shaped stickers for a shortlist of twinning recipients. This resulted in them becoming the first-ever Toilet Twinned Town in 2015.

Ask us today for details of the specific criteria for Toilet Twinned Village, Toilet Twinned Town or Toilet Twinned City – and then have a think about how you could spread the word across your community.

We’d recommend that you set up a ‘steering group’ – to chivvy and inspire everyone towards the goal. It helps to identify ambassadors who could contact particular groups (eg businesses, schools etc).

Once you reach your goal, you’ll receive a special certificate in recognition of your achievement.

The goals are:

1) To get your local council or MP involved

2) To twin a number of toilets across different categories:

  • Public toilets or toilets made available to the public through the Community Toilet Scheme
  • Cafés, pubs or restaurants
  • Local businesses
  • Community organisations
  • Churches or other faith communities
  • Schools or other educational establishments

3) Tell as many people as possible about Toilet Twinning, spread the word in your community (a stand at an event, through leaflets, posters, presentations or school assemblies etc)

4) To achieve media coverage for your efforts – or provide evidence of attempts to do so.

Want to start today?

Get in touch with us so we can give you the criteria, so you can start collecting your accreditation points… The race is on to find our next Toilet Twinned Town!

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