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It Pays (Literally!) to Use the Public Toilet in India

Officials in Musiri, a remote town in Tamil Nadu, India, came up with a novel scheme to get people to stop urinating on the street: pay them to use the public toilet!

Dozens of people are queuing up to use toilets in Musiri, a remote town in Tamil Nadu state, where authorities are succeeding in keeping street corners clean with the new scheme. [...]

The poor of Musiri, are earning upto a dollar a month and very happy to keep the street corners clean.

Link - Thanks Phil!


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Why don't they just put out some buckets? It'd still be public urination but at least you could empty the bucket, easier then scrubbing the walls.
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