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Texas Outhouse Helps the Astros and Minute Maid Park Prepare for the Playoffs!

As a locally owned and operated company, Texas Outhouse is a big supporter of the Houston Astros. We are proud of the 2017 World Series champions and we are looking forward to watching the Astros in the 2018 MLB Playoffs. We are also proud that our company was commissioned to provide services at Minute Maid Park in anticipation of the ‘Stros hosting their first set of Playoffs games in October. The Texas
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The OSHA Requirements for Sanitary Portable Toilets

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set sanitation standards for providing sanitary portable toilets for workers at your job site. These recommendations can be grouped in the following categories:
  • Adequate and readily accessible facilities
  • Minimum requirement
  • Proper basic functions
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Women’s Restroom Requirements on a Construction Site

Construction companies are not explicitly required to provide portable women’s restrooms at a construction site. OSHA specifies in their Sanitation standard that “the employer does not have to provide separate toilet facilities for each sex when they will not be occupied by more than one employee at a time, can be locked from the inside, and contain at
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How Many Toilets Do You Need on a Construction Site?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends establishing a safety and health program at your construction job site. Within your program should be the optimal number of toilets provided for workers. To find the optimal number of toilets, you need to start with the minimum standard required by OSHA.

What is the Minimum Standard

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Tips for “Setting Up Camp” During Natural Disaster Relief

Following a natural disaster or major storm, your place of business could lose critical functionality such as running water or power. You may even lose access to your building. If you do not have access to water, power, or your building during natural disaster relief efforts, you need to consider setting up camp at your worksite so that individuals can continue to have restroom access.

What Should You Include

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Thanks For Visiting With Us!

We hope you enjoyed your time at the Houston Bridal Extravaganza Show. Check us out in the Houston Chronicle write-up about the Show, as well as some of the photos we took while there. Read More

2018 Bridal Extravaganza Show

If you're heading to the Bridal Extravaganza Show this weekend, stop by and see us! Join us at our booth space on Limo Row 4, where our "White Glove" restroom trailers will be on display and ready to tour. Our Trailer Division Supervisor, Craig Ray, will be onsite to answer any questions regarding restroom trailer rentals. Early booking discounts will
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Our Services: Women’s Portable Toilets

Our Deluxe Portable Toilet, tailor-made for women. The Women's Portable Toilets are all pink with no urinals inside, and can be locked. These toilets can be used in many applications but are a great option for special events catered towards women, such as outdoor races, walks
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Happy Independence Day!

Wishing you a happy and safe Fourth of July from the Texas Outhouse and Gainsborough Waste Team!
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Deluxe Portable Toilet

At Texas Outhouse, our Deluxe Portable Toilet is similar to our Standard Portable Toilet, but with a flushable toilet and freshwater hand washing sink. The flushable toilet and handwashing sink are both operated by separate hands-free, sanitary foot pumps and rental includes a fresh water reservoir and waste tank. It can be used in almost any environment or application, excluding construction sites.
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Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse In the News

Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse are featured in the June 2018 edition of Waste Advantage Magazine.  Click Here to see them on the cover and read the article.
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World Environment Day 2018

Today, June 5, 2018 is World Environment Day.  Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse invite you to visit the World Environment Day Website to discover the many ways that you can help combat plastic pollution.
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Texas Outhouse Sponsors Walk Across the Country

Timothy Judd was accepted to Columbia University in its Master of Fine Arts producing program. A filmmaker, Judd took an offbeat approach to get to campus this fall…by walking across the country. “I’m doing this as kind of a fundraiser to raise awareness of the growing costs of education and to try to cover the cost of tuition and living expenses in New York,” says Tim. If you
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Happy Memorial Day!

At  Texas Outhouse, we’d like to thank and honor those soldiers who have given their lives for our country in order for us to be free.  Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend and take a few minutes to reflect on the true meaning of this holiday.    
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Texas Outhouse Becomes A “Hire Houston First” Company

On April 3, 2018, Texas Outhouse became a “Hire Houston First” company. In order to quality for this designation, the company must be headquartered within Houston’s corporate city limits or within the 10 local counties of Harris, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller, Austin, and San Jacinto or the company must have 20 percent or more of its workforce and a substantial part of its operations within the city limits or
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Leaders of Texas Outhouse: William Carl

Although he is most noted in the Houston community as a broker, developer and builder of high-end custom homes, what few people know is that William Carl is also a builder of dreams. As the patriarch of the Carl family, William spent his life developing dreams into reality, including those of his two sons, Noble and Paul. He made it his mission
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Honoring Earth Day

Happy Earth Day!

In an effort to do our part to help reduce water waste at Texas Outhouse, we recently designed, built and opened our own on-site waste water treatment plant. We are the only portable toilet company in the Greater Houston area that is PSAI
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Out With The Old, In With The New!

Out With The Old, In With The New

Change. It’s the only constant in life, and 2017 proved to be a year full of changes for Houston and our community at large. And while we pride ourselves on being a conduit of change through the products and services we provide, we realized that 2017 was the perfect time to start making a few changes of our own.
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Bill Pay Facelift

Have you seen the new Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse sites?  They are pretty awesome!  For those of you that pay their bills online, don't worry because it may look different to match the new sites, but the functionality is exactly the same. However, stay tuned because we are exploring options to make our online bill pay option faster and more efficient.
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Moving Day!

We're got some great news!  All 150 employees of Texas Outhouse and Gainsborough Waste are moving to our new facility located at 950 McCarty Street. Please stop in and say hello!
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