In the December 16, 2016 episode of “How Stuff Works,” co-hosts Josh Clark and Charles (Chuck) Bryant discussed the history of porta-potties and the mechanics behind how they work. The podcast opens with a short history of portable restrooms, noting the introduction of portable restrooms in the 1940s. From there, Clark and Bryant discuss the rapid advancement of units, how they are cleaned and important points regarding how and when they are used.
The podcast offers a creative and animated look inside an otherwise misunderstood industry. The light-heartedness invites listeners to hear the more interesting and intricate details about portable restroom units while giving an accurate account of why they are so important in our society.