Find Posts By Topic

Picardo P-Patch celebrates Seattle’s first composting toilet

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is pleased to announce Seattle’s first public composting toilet, located at the Picardo Farm in Wedgwood. On Saturday, April 3, Picardo hosted the opening ceremonies, featuring a T.P. ribbon cutting, speeches by local dignitaries, and garden tours. Big thanks go out to Trent Elwing, Eileen Long, and Rich MacDonald for seeing through the entire process.  Special thanks also to Emcee Ciscoe Morris for rallying the excitement from the troops at the event.  For more info on the composting toilet, visit, and for pictures of the event please visit our Flickr page at