GLASTONBURY festival-goers can now ask for “shepees” to make use of at women-only bogs.
The 1000’s descending on Somerset’s Worthy Farm might imagine a prolonged await the loos is an ingrained a part of their expertise.
WaterAid is providing urinals for ladies at this 12 months’s GlastonburyCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Ladies accessing the women-only loos shall be given a shepee to make use of in urinalsCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
However the lavatory queue might be improved this 12 months by a lot of female-only services.
WaterAid has arrange the intense pink bogs with “lady energy” slogans that additionally embrace sanitary disposal services to focus on world sanitation points.
Competition-goers can ask for a “shewee” or “shepee” – a tool permitting ladies to urinate whereas standing up – to make use of within the feminine urinals supplied.
The charity has additionally arrange “The Loovre”, an artwork gallery in a rest room cubicle providing quirky takes on masterpieces.
This 12 months competition organisers urged folks to make use of bogs fairly than grass as “peeing on the bottom causes poisonous air pollution of the water desk”.
A poster for the five-day occasion reminds festival-goers that “groundwater runs into the central Whitelake River and down the valley for miles round”.
It bluntly provides : “Wildlife and fish are affected if 200,000 folks pee in all places.”
The feminine-only bogs may also supply pure and environmentally pleasant tampons and pads for ladies caught brief.
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There are 4 sheepee websites this 12 months – on the Cider Bus, The Park, Glasto Latino and within the Kings Meadow.
The music would not start formally till Friday, however 1000’s have already pitched their tents and bought caught into the competition.
Temperatures have been rising as music followers absorb the ambiance on the Pilton web site, house to the competition since 1970.
Ladies-only bogs may also embrace sanitary services and emergency tamponsCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Water Help, the charity behind the all-female loos, have additionally unveiled The LoovreCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The Loovre affords an artwork gallery-themed rest room, for individuals who like cultural expertiseCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Round 200,000 festival-goers are anticipated on the location this weekendCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
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