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Glastonbury toilets get much-needed makeover26th of June 2014
Revellers at Glastonbury - one of the world's best known music festivals that takes place this week - will enjoy new 'super toilets' say the organisers.
Over the years the toilets at Glastonbury in the UK have become one of the event's biggest talking points, for all the wrong reasons. This year, however, festival goers will enjoy a comparatively luxurious bathroom experience, thanks to new 750,000 euros ‘super loos'.
Portable toilets are being phased out on the festival site in Somerset, and are being replaced with around 5,000 long-drop and composting toilets. These will be positioned at 31 locations across the site, with each costing 25,000 euros.
The new toilets, which will not require emptying over the course of the festival, were described as "a huge improvement" by organiser Michael Eavis, who explained: "They don't have to be touched during the whole week. There's no smell, a huge capacity - it's a fantastic achievement."
The long drops will also take waste from showers and washing up, and will be emptied and disposed of after the event.