Product Focus: Portable Sanitation and Special Events

Product Focus: Portable Sanitation and Special Events

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Allied Graphics decals

Decals from Allied Graphics are designed for the portable restroom industry to stick and stay on units and in tough environments. The long-life vinyl decals use ultraviolet inks to look good for years, according to the maker. The decals can also be applied to sinks and trailers. 763-428-8365;

ROEDA decals

ROEDA decals are adhered using an upgraded compound adhesive composed of multiple elements for a high adhesion rating that surpasses the company’s previous line of adhesive applied vinyl. The decals have an increased coat weight to provide a wider range of conformability to textured surfaces. The vinyl has gone through comprehensive testing over the last year to ensure optimized adhesion for decal longevity, according to the maker. 800-829-3021;

Holding Tank Treatment

Walex Products Commando Black Holding Tank Cleaner

Black holding tanks can be difficult to clean and sanitize, and cleaning these tanks manually is an unpleasant task. Commando Black Holding Tank Cleaner from Walex Products is a safe and natural cleaning product for portable restroom trailer holding tanks. The eco-friendly product disperses billions of healthy bacteria to break down waste buildup that causes odors. The portion-controlled packs are formaldehyde-free, safe for septic systems and dissolvable. Users drop a few packs into the tank, fill with water, and in 24 hours the tank will be clean and sanitized, according to the maker. 910-371-2242;


Solar LED Innovations Solar Pod Lights

Solar Pod Lights from Solar LED Innovations are available in three versions that provide 30, 50 and 65 lumens to fully illuminate portable restrooms for special events and nighttime use. Low-profile units install in minutes and double lock securely through the roof. Automatic darkness sensors and motion sensors control lighting as well as a manual on/off option. Up to 30 hours of light are provided from a single day charge in the sun. 484-639-4833;

Odor Control Products

Century Chemical Wave 3D

Wave 3D urinal screens from Century Chemical are designed for techs to clean urinals quickly and easily without worrying about splashes or odors. The screens keep the restroom smelling fresh for 30 days. Their design means installation errors can be avoided and multiple mounting options are possible without compromising splash reduction performance. There is a greater degree of openness due to its increased height. Featuring two long posts on either side and a hexagonal lattice design, the fence is splash-free and easy to clean. The screens come in 60 per case and are available in many fragrances. Century can also match any liquid to the fragrance of the screens. Individual weekly and monthly tabs are meant to help the operator know when it’s time to replace the screen. 800-348-3505;

LunarGlo LunarVent 

LunarVent solar ventilation fans from LunarGlo utilize the same high-efficiency solar cells used in LunarGlo solar lighting units. Its ventilation fan can move air at more than 40 cfm during daylight hours, providing a complete restroom air exchange in less than two minutes on average. When mounted to a standard 4-inch vent stack and used in conjunction with a scented wafer placed near the fresh air inlet, the fan rapidly removes unpleasant odors, helping create a safer, more hygienic atmosphere in portable restrooms. 574-294-2624;

Surco Portable Sanitation Products Fresh Straps 

Fresh Straps air fresheners from Surco Portable Sanitation Products are scented polymer belted material that wraps around the vent stack and cinches like a zip tie to discourage theft. They are tinted with a gray dye to provide camouflage on most vent stacks. They provide fragrance to eliminate odors for several months during the summer, according to the maker. They are waterproof, available in three fragrances and come with 72 individually wrapped straps per case. 412-789-8683;

Portable Restrooms

J&J Portable Sanitation Products Echo

The Echo portable restroom from J&J Portable Sanitation Products is designed to withstand constant use and abuse. It is easy to clean and maintain, and it includes a domed floor with drains in front of the tank top for easy cleaning and no puddling. It includes an easy-to-clean deep-sump holding tank and a hover handle. The sides and roof have handgrips for easy moving. 800-345-3303;

PolyJohn Comfort XLT

Improved interior components of the Comfort XLT from PolyJohn include a large static tank that holds 60 gallons or a flushing tank that holds 45 gallons of waste, making the unit suitable for private and public events, formal or informal, weddings, concerts, fairs, festivals or parties where guests seek a little more room. The XLT has a larger tank than previous models, and the option of a hand-washing sink. 800-292-1305;

Sansom Industries Zenith

The Zenith portable restroom from Sansom Industries has an 80-gallon holding tank with deep sump, blow-molded construction, a roomy interior with ample headroom, smooth interior surfaces for easy cleaning, stainless steel fasteners, a three-roll paper holder and attractive aesthetics, according to the manufacturer. Many custom options are available. 844-972-6766;

Satellite Industries Sanitrax

Sanitrax restrooms from Satellite Industries give a sleek appearance of fiberglass and galvanized steel, and provides a vacuum flush for an in-home experience. The units use little water to remove solid waste, carrying it up to 600 feet away from the units. Once the unit is set, a technician can monitor the systems remotely via an app. If issues arise, they will know immediately. Collapsible galvanized steel frame modules are designed for efficient transportation. One flatbed will transport 78 units and set up takes a few hours. 800-883-1123;

T.S.F. Tuff Jon III

The Tuff Jon III from T.S.F. has molded wall vents, a sky heater, lifting brackets and a 16-gallon hand-wash station with foot pedal pump. Designed for easy cleaning, the one-piece polyethylene unit is available in nine colors and has a 70-gallon holding tank. Options include towel holder and soap dispenser. 800-843-9286;

Portable Restroom Mover

Deal Assoc. Super Mongo Mover

The Super Mongo Mover hand truck from Deal Assoc. easily tips back and carries portable restrooms and full-size ADA handicap units. The restroom is picked up from the bottom like a forklift so there is no stress on the unit. Its forks are removable and do not fold. This allows the unit to stand upright without falling over, making it easier to push under a restroom. There are no hinges at ground level to get jammed with rocks and dirt. Everything that touches the upper restroom is anodized aluminum to prevent rust stains on the restrooms. It is available with a variety of wheel options. 866-599-3325;

Portable Septic Receiving Station

ScreencO Systems Micro Screen 400 

The Micro Screen 400 septage receiving station from ScreencO Systems is designed for smaller septic receiving, portable restroom service trucks, grease or oil recycling. It includes 8 square feet of screening area. Two options of the lightweight screen are available, with one capable of fitting directly over a manhole or underground storage tank/sump with an 18-inch center ring and a 30-inch mounting plate, with adjustable support legs. Or one standalone unit is available with a 6-inch rear cam outlet and adjustable support legs. Both units are available with an optional sealed and lockable hinged cover. The system allows for gravity offload of 400 gpm through a 4-inch inlet cam with a fan spreader which deflects waste down onto the screen. The dual-screen design is non-mechanical, using gravity to separate trash from the waste stream. The standard unit features all aluminum construction with stainless steel 3/8-inch gapped bar screens on opposing angles. 208-790-8770;

Portable Sink

Armal Wave Hand Wash

The Wave Hand Wash unit from Armal has a slim profile, recessed foot pump and a keyed tamper-proof freshwater cap. The compact gray-colored unit is easily installed inside portable restrooms and has a 7.5-gallon freshwater capacity. 866-873-7796;

Restroom Trailers

A Restroom Trailer Company (ART Co.) 1203-W-W

The 1203-W-W restroom trailer from A Restroom Trailer Company (ART Co.) is designed for fast and easy setup with a sleek, streamlined appearance, according to the maker. The 12-by-8-foot three-station unit is equipped with fold-down steps and pipe-mount leveling jacks. It is available in seven interior finishes and exterior color combinations to match existing fleet colors. It includes a 460-gallon waste tank, 105-gallon freshwater tank, a heavy-duty steel frame, integral trailer skirting, a 2 5/16-inch trailer hitch, heavy-duty tongue jack, custom cabinetry and countertops, LED lighting and ducted heat and air conditioning. Upgrade options include a stereo system, winterization packages and hot water heater. 269-435-4278;

Comforts of Home Services ADA line

The ADA-accessible line of restroom, shower and combination trailers from Comforts of Home Services is in full compliance with federal guidelines for the interior of the trailer. Access options include a standalone, commercial aluminum ramp system. The trailer is lowered using electric, one-button execution for 20-foot and smaller models. Trailers longer than 20 feet have an ADA lowering module with attached aluminum ramp. The hydraulic lowering system is designed for customers renting the trailer or moving the trailer numerous times at the same venue. It takes less than 15 minutes to lower the ADA module and then lower the aluminum ramp. 630-906-8002;

DRE Custom Trailers four-station trailer

DRE Custom Trailers offers a 12-foot, four-station restroom trailer with steel frame construction and a smooth-side aluminum exterior skin. It has a 7,000-pound suspension and aluminum wheels, with a one-piece fiberglass roof, adjustable-height hitch and a 110/12-volt converter system. Its control panel controls the power unit, radio, lights, water pumps and AC. It is designed for very low floor height, with one-step entry, LED lights throughout, power vents, a backup water pump and easy access to the mechanical room. It comes with a 275-gallon waste tank and 150-gallon freshwater tank. Options include a cold-weather package and interior murals. 704-633-6098;

Lang Specialty Trailers Pro Series

The Pro Series from Lang Specialty Trailers is a robust and versatile trailer, according to the maker, made of tough gel-coated fiberglass composite panels. It offers improved ground clearance for difficult delivery locations, and a weld-on drop jack system that adds to the trailer ground clearance. It has a large, user-friendly mechanical room designed so the owner/operator can work comfortably inside. The stair and railing system can be deployed quickly with no additional tools. Custom extruded powder-coated channels provide easy access to all electrical and plumbing for simple maintenance of all components. 724-972-6590;

LuxLav multi-stall trailers

Multi-stall restroom trailers from LuxLav are equipped with running water, electricity, flushing toilets, holding tanks, and air-conditioning and heat. Units range from two to 10 stalls and are designed to provide a suitable option for any event or job site. The trailer can be delivered, set up and ready to operate in minutes, whether on or off the power grid. 855-589-5281;

NuConcepts-Very Impressive Portables Majestic

The Majestic solar-powered and self-contained restroom trailer from NuConcepts-Very Impressive Portables is available in two- or four-unit configurations. Common sealed roto-cast holding tanks help make servicing easy. Using high-grade, computer numerical control-cut fiberglass panels and wood-free-floor construction, the luxury restroom trailer is built for ease of maintenance and durability, according to the maker. It has arched doorways, curved countertops, flushing porcelain toilets, brushed aluminum ceilings, recessed LED ceiling lighting, beveled glass mirror and plank flooring in each spacious, private restroom. 800-334-1065;

Optimus Industries OI-3

The OI-3 restroom trailer from Optimus Industries sets up quickly utilizing different stabilizer options, and has easy set-up steps stored inside wide entry doors with large grab handles. It has a durable, spacious and easy-to-clean interior with fiberglass walls, solid-surface countertops and composite trim and cabinets. The unit is outfitted with quality commercial fixtures for years of trouble-free operation, according to the maker. The interior features are finished with transit grade flooring for durability. The exterior features seamless fiberglass with a composite backer that will not rot, warp or degrade and is easy to repair. It also includes vacant/occupied indicators. It sits on a 7,000-pound torsion axle with 16-inch aluminum wheels and radial tires. 574-226-0691;

Rich Specialty Trailers Neptune Anti-Virus

The Neptune Anti-Virus restroom trailer from Rich Specialty Trailers is built with interior walls designed to kill microbes known to carry viruses. The material is imported from Europe, where it was tested and used in medical applications and proven to be effective at killing viruses, including COVID-19, according to the maker. The anti-microbial forms a colorless and odorless polymer that bonds to treated interior surfaces, forming a protective barrier. The trailer is built using composite materials on the walls, ceiling and floor, making the trailer water-resistant for easier maintenance and cleaning. Men’s and women’s restrooms come standard, along with three hand-wash sinks on the exterior rear of the trailer, allowing use without entering the restrooms. The sinks use self-closing faucets to save water, and dividers between sinks can also be ordered providing another barrier to reduce the risk of spreading infection. 260-593-2279;

Service Vehicles

Crescent Tank vacuum tank

The Crescent Tank vacuum tank is flat inside and out. It carries up to 10 portable restrooms, and the weight capacity is the same as a flatbed truck. It has no baffles, allowing it to be emptied completely to avoid internal corrosion. With the included pump at specified cfm, unnecessary structural fatigue is eliminated. It is fabricated from 1/4-inch steel for structural strength. Its workstation is designed for the portable restroom industry. The liftgate rail width allows units to fit, and multiple liftgate decks and rail options are available. Fresh water is held inside the external 1/2-inch-thick poly tank. It can be installed on any chassis within the specifications required for each model based on axle ratings and maximum load capacity. 585-657-4104;

FMI Truck Sales & Service WorkMate

The WorkMate service truck from FMI Truck Sales & Service is designed with efficiency and operator comfort in mind, according to the maker. The ergonomically designed workstation can be operated from the driver’s side of the vehicle. It more than 60 cubic feet of storage space for supplies. The unit can be modified to carry up to six restrooms. The unit pairs well with Isuzu’s N-Series chassis as well as Hino, Ford, Ram, GM or International chassis. The modular design allows for easy replacement of components if repair is needed. 800-927-8750;

Imperial Industries Flatvac

The 1,000-gallon stainless steel Flatvac from Imperial Industries can carry up to six portable restrooms. The baffled, internally divided tank carries 700 gallons of waste and 300 gallons of freshwater. The unit offers dual-side bucket fill, dual Hannay hose reels with 50 feet of hose, a Pumptec X-5 washdown pump, Masport HXL4 plug-and-play vacuum pump system, Thieman liftgate, and a 3-inch stainless steel boom with 30 feet of 2-inch intake hose and a suction nozzle. 800-558-2945;

KeeVac Industries KV999

The KV999 from KeeVac Industries carries a 999-gallon vacuum tank for operators who want to stay under the U.S. Department of Transportation tanker endorsement requirement. It is available in steel, stainless steel and aluminum, with single- or dual-side service, holds 699 gallons of waste and 300 gallons of freshwater, and includes a two-unit fold-down restroom carrier with trailer hitch. The tank can be mounted on a variety of chassis and with a variety of pumps. Each unit comes with an upgraded DC-10 washdown pump and hose reel from Hannay Reels. Exterior controls and dual cabinets are designed for operator safety and convenience. An arctic package and safety lighting are available. 866-789-9440;

Pik Rite Flatbed Restroom Hauler

The Flatbed Restroom Hauler from Pik Rite has a 400-gallon waste compartment and internal 250-gallon freshwater compartment for even weight distribution, flatbed and liftgate. The truck has a National Vacuum Equipment 304 vacuum pump, dual 2-inch fill hoses, 20 gpm washdown system, dual-spring return freshwater hose reels and dual 2-inch bucket fills. A 20-inch top manway, 5-inch sight eyes and clear-hose sight tube are included. The truck is equipped with a 98-by-102-inch aluminum flatbed and Thieman TVL liftgate. Two diamond plate toolboxes are mounted on the passenger side. The truck has an LED running light kit with a durable, fully molded wiring harness. 800-326-9763;

PortaLogix service truck

The mid-size PortaLogix service truck accommodates waste, water and up to six standard-size restrooms. It utilizes a transverse tank that doubles as the truck bed. It can carry 800 gallons of wastewater, 350 gallons of freshwater. It features dual-side service allowing operators to access water drop points on all four corners of the bed. It is available in two- and four-wheel drive. The service trucks can be driven without a CDL. 585-484-7009;

Progress Tank PRO Service Truck

PRO Service Trucks from Progress Tank are available with stainless steel and aluminum tank options, with capacities ranging from 800 to 2,500 gallons, and set up for dual service with two-compartment tanks for fresh and wastewater. The tanks are upfitted with two 3-inch inlet pipes and two 2-inch stainless steel gravity discharge pipes, and also include two 5-inch sight glasses to track capacity. Options include reels to store suction hoses, jetter systems, winterizing kits for water pumps, heated inlet valves and extra toolboxes. They include a bumper/carrier to carry two portable restrooms. They also come standard with a trailer hitch receiver for trailering more restrooms. 800-467-5600;

Robinson Vacuum Tanks PR1200A

The PR1200A truck from Robinson Vacuum Tanks carries a 900-gallon waste/300-gallon freshwater aluminum portable restroom service tank. This model has standard dual-side service including toolbox, suction hose and bucket fill. The unit comes with a bumper capable of towing a trailer, and it has a folding platform to haul two portable restrooms. Chassis options include choice of manufacturer, two-wheel or four-wheel drive, and gas or diesel. There are also multiple options for vacuum and water pumps. 814-933-0927;

Shower Trailers

Ameri-Can Engineering shower trailers

Shower trailers from Ameri-Can Engineering are available in 15 models, including handicapped accessible and ADA compliant. Shower/restroom combination trailers and decontamination shower trailers are also available. Each trailer is designed for rugged long-term use and to accommodate large numbers of users with comfort and cleanliness. The trailers are easy to set up and service and are user-friendly, according to the maker. Shower trailers are available in many sizes, colors and floor plans. All trailers have an extra-large steel, epoxy-lined waste tank; Torflex axles; a lockable equipment room; onboard poly freshwater tank; and on-demand propane hot-water heater. 574-892-5151;

JAG Mobile Solutions Smart Shower

The Smart Shower from JAG Mobile Solutions is a compact eight-stall shower trailer. A 9,900-pound GVWR provides mobilization safety. A Class A commercial driver’s license is often not required to transport the unit, depending on local regulations. A compact profile allows more units to be placed in a tighter area when serving special events or responding to emergencies. 800-815-2557;

Transport Trailers

F.M. Manufacturing 30-foot trailer

The 30-foot flatbed trailer from F.M. Manufacturing has three 3,700-pound torsion bar axles, side roller for easy loading, low-profile tires, solid front header and tie-downs on both sides. The customizable trailer has electric brakes on all axles, and LED lights. 877-889-2246;

Johnny Mover Trailer Sales trailer

Portable restroom transport trailers from Johnny Mover Trailer Sales have skid-locking, using an iron bar with a chain-binding system to secure multiple units. Models are available to handle six to 20 restrooms, and all feature brakes, paint options, lighting, leaf-spring suspension, front deflectors to protect units from road spray and debris, and optional powder-coating and chrome wheels. 800-498-3000;

Liquid Waste Industries trailer 

Custom-built portable restroom delivery trailers from Liquid Waste Industries carry six to 24 restrooms and come with or without sides. They are built with heavy-duty steel and come standard with torsion axles, electric brakes, flush-mounted lights, and 10- or 13-inch wheels and tires. Custom upgrades include gates, leaf-spring axles, fold-down ramps, LED lights and choice of hitch. 877-445-5511;

McKee Technologies - Explorer Trailers Transporter

The Transporter from McKee Technologies - Explorer Trailers has easy-to-adjust carrier slats that box in any size restroom skid. Multiple-size skids can be configured securely in the same load, providing safe, flexible transportation for many styles of portable restrooms. Models range from 8 to 48 feet, accommodating up to 24 units. All include fully independent suspension axles designed to eliminate side-to-side shock transfer. An optional front wind deflector protects units from road spray, stones and wind loading. Hot-dip galvanizing is available for corrosion protection. 866-457-5425;


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