Finally, Google employees upset by the company’s decision to remove heated bidets from its offices may find some relief.
Tushy, a New York-based bidet maker, has offered to step in after Google employees from the Bay Area that are expected to move from the 4 office space.
The tech giant began removing Toto-branded toilet seats because they violated California’s commercial building code. according to the protocolwho allegedly saw a maintenance ticket ordering the removals.
Company employees took to the internal meme generator to complain about the new policy, with one employee noting, “The removal of bidets in the office is my #2 issue at RTO,” referring to the return to Office.
Edgar Tovar, who oversees maintenance at the company’s facilities, told employees that removing the bidet “has the added benefit of supporting Google’s water supply sustainability commitments.”
“Many of our buildings are migrating to recycled water systems that bidets cannot support,” he wrote.
In response, Tushy founder Miki Agrawal wrote a letter to Google management, offering to ship portable bidets to his Bay Area office.
“It’s impossible to be a practical Googler with one hand tied and a dirty butt itchy,” company founder Agrawal wrote.
The Post has reached out to Google to inquire about whether the Alphabet, Inc. company will include Tushy in its offering.
Bidet toilets are specially equipped to allow those who need to go to the toilet to direct a stream of water to the relevant areas.
In the past, especially in Europe, bidets were placed alongside traditional toilets as an option to maintain hygiene.
The word ‘bidet’ is French for ‘pony’ or ‘little horse’ – which is appropriate since using a bidet requires sitting on it as if riding a four-legged animal.
Bidets are still widely used in Western Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Asia, but have not caught on as widely in the United States, where toilet paper is typically the only method of butt cleaning.
Supporters of bidets argue that it would benefit the environment as it would save trees that would have to be cut down to make toilet paper.
In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, bidet sales skyrocketed as shoppers began panic-buying toilet paper.
Google employees must return to the company’s offices in person for at least three days a week starting April 4, the company said earlier this month.
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