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Kevin & Adrienne Krock

General Info...
Restroom Resources
Rating the Restrooms
Acknowledgements
Feedback
DL Potty Summary
DL Potty Awards
DL Potty Trivia
Special Restroom Services
Potties Throughout the Lands...

Main Street
Tomorrowland
Fantasyland
Mickey's Toontown

Frontierland
Adventureland
New Orleans Square
Critter Country
Mickey & Friends Parking Garage

Disneyland Restroom Trivia

I would like to thank an anonymous contributor for passing this very interesting information on to Adrienne and me. This should answer some of the many questions you may have had over the years.

In One Year:

51 million hand towels are used.

264,500 rolls of toilet paper (enough to stretch from Los Angeles to New York 9 times) are used.

1,440 gallons of disinfectant are used.

9,600+ gallons of de-greaser are used.

1,300 brooms are used.

315 dust pans are used.

5,300 mop heads are used.

112 cases of fluid absorbent are used at 48 packets per case.

20.5 million pounds of trash are collected

More than 2 million pounds of material is recovered from the trash to be recycled.

 

Custodial Totals:

Waste is removed from more than 1,050 themed area waste receptacles.

Approximately 28 tons of trash are collected during an average day.

There are 14 mini-trash packers throughout the back-storage areas of the park.

There are 137 Cast Member restrooms.

There are 52 public restrooms (men's and women's as separate restrooms).

There are 28 kitchen facilities, cleaned nightly, totalling 24,000+ square feet.

More than 55,000+ square feet of window area is cleaned.

More than 450,000+ square feet of concrete area is cleaned.

Approximately 190,000+ square feet of capeting is cleaned

The 450+ umbrellas that shade tables, and walkways, are pressure washed on a monthly cycle.

 

Did You Know That. . .

On the average, approximately one and a third pounds of trash is generated per guest per day.

On the average, each guest visits the restroom three times during an average visit period of eight hours and 50 minutes during a peak period.

There is a 1.7 to 1 female to male restroom fixture ratio presently in the park with on-going progress to make it 2 to 1.

A sweeper will walk approximately eight to twelve miles in an 8-hour day.

It takes approximately six hours to polish all 108 brass poles on the carrousel every night.

The Custodial department is 2nd only to Security in the number of two way radio communication.

During a summer day operation, there will be 130 Cast Members assigned to sweeping positions, 18 Cast Members assigned to waste removal & 48 Cast Members assigned to restrooms, 25 are assigned to Event Support and another 16 assigned to Utility/Scheduling/Back Area and Office Support.

On a typical operating night, there are 140 Cast Members responding to the park's deep cleaning needs. This number includes 14 hosers, 8 pressure washers, 3 window washers, 2 stockers, 4 carpet cleaners, 16 Cast Members assigned to kitchens and 12 Cast Members assigned to restrooms.

 

When the Restrooms are Cleaned. . .

Every public restroom is supposed to be monitored at least once every 45 minutes, so the really heavily used restrooms may get a little rough quicker than the CMs can get back to it (but that is why we made this site. . . to give you alternatives!). The Custodial Cast Members assigned to restrooms work very hard (as do the other Cast Members in the park) to keep things as clean as they can, so the next time you see one cleaning an area that you probably wouldn't want to clean yourself, tell 'em thanks.

Safety

Debis should be removed from the restroom floor, counters, stalls and dispensers.

Residual liquids (water, soft drink spills, urine, etc.) on the floor must be attended to each time.

Defects (sharp edges, stall partition damage, etc.) should be taken care of immediately.

Courtesy

Toilets are cleaned, disinfected and thoroughly wiped down.

The women's feminine waste receptacles are checked and cleaned each time.

The men's urinals are cleaned, disinfected and thoroughly wiped down.

Sinks, counters and faucets are all wiped down to eliminate water puddles.

The baby changing tables are sprayed and wiped with disinfectant then water.

The restroom may be deodorized, but odor prevention via disinfectant is suggested before using deodorizers.

Toilet tissue, seat covers, paper towels, feminine products and soap are all checked and stocked each time.

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Water spots and finger prints are removed from all stainless steel fixtures (soap dispensers, towel dispensers, etc.) with a towel and water.

Mirrors are all cleaned with a towel and water.

Waste receptacles are emptied depending on the size and estimated fill rate (so it won't overflow before they can get back to it).

The floor is mopped if there are residual liquids or the floor is dirty.

Our friend Jason sent us a list of the bathrooms as they appeared on a souvenir wall map from 1959:

1. City Hall

2. Behind Carnation

3. Swift Chicken Plantation

4. Adventureland Entrance

5. Frontierland RR Station

6. Next to Mickey Mouse Club Theater (now Pinocchio's Daring Journey)

7. In Sleeping Beauty Castle, near the Matterhorn

8. Next to the Yacht Club (Tomorrowland)

9. Next to Fun Photos (near Bathroom of Tomorrow and 20,000 Leages Under the Sea Exhibit).

General Info...
Restroom Resources
Rating the Restrooms
Acknowledgements
Feedback
DL Potty Summary
DL Potty Awards
DL Potty Trivia
Special Restroom Services
Potties Throughout the Lands...

Main Street
Tomorrowland
Fantasyland
Mickey's Toontown

Frontierland
Adventureland
New Orleans Square
Critter Country
Mickey & Friends Parking Garage

Do you know which restroom this is from???

 

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