>> Paris. The Eiffel Tower, historic streets, tourists and now, bright red street urinals. It was meant to be Paris' environmentally friendly solution to a problem plaguing many cities, but this new style of street urinal has residents of one upmarket district well, pissed. The bright red
> I have some doubts about the fact that it's not very private. And also I don't know what they're gonna do about the issue of smell.>> People urinating right in front of your door is not the nicest thing.>> The local council under pressure to remove the
It's the City Councils response to the scourge of public urination. The device, essentially a planter with an opening in the front and a floral display on top, contains straw which transforms into compost for later use in parks and gardens. But Isle Saint-Louis locals and tourists a like say the receptacle, with no stall around it of any kind, could blight the ultra chic neighborhood.
Told French media Tuesday that the suitability of this particular location would be reviewed in September.