Problem

Excreting in public places

Other Names:
Urinating in public
Defecating in public
Random defecation
Incidence:

In the early 1980s, New York's transit authority began closing its 2,000 underground facilities because of vandalism. The lack of public facilities, combined with an increase in homelessness, has produced a "wave of public urination" in the city.

Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 17:25 CEST