A trial to provide compostable bags and a dog waste pick up service to a compost contractor has resulted in a permanent arrangement at two dog parks in an Adelaide foothills council. The trial showed
In the U.S. there are no restrictions on how dog daycares, animal shelters and scooper services dispose of the tons of waste generated by their furry clients. Pet poop takes up the most space in
Calling all dog owners – seeking ideas, innovation, creativity What can you dream up to avoid using dog poop waste bags altogether? Send your ideas to email@example.com While collecting dog poo with bags is easy
The city of Toronto is expanding the number of parks with bins specifically for dog waste. A total of 40 such bins will now be available in parks with high dog traffic, up from 10 in
– Herbivore pets that eat only plants generate poop and bedding that are easily composted without concern for pathogens. The quantity of bedding is often much greater than the amount of manure and needs to
Halifax and other nearby Canadian municipalities require residents to toss compostables into clear bags so that collectors ensure that items meet composting criteria. New rules ask Halifax clients to deposit pet waste loose or in small clear plastic bags.
Much of the 11 million tons of dog waste generated in the U.S. each year is trashed and streamed to lined and sealed landfills. The rest is left on the ground as a potential pollutant, particularly in
Committed dog park visitors are using compostable bags and separate bins to make the town’s new dog waste composting program a success. According to the Assistant Town Manager, dogs at Autrey Park have produced 500
Waterloo, Ont.’s new dog poop power pilot project has been the talk of the country this week, with its promise of unleashing pet waste as a renewable energy resource. Dubbed “poop power” by Mayor Dave Jaworsky, the
A select group of residents in the City of Melville, in Perth’s southern suburbs, will soon be able to throw meat, dairy products, coffee grounds, dog poo and kitty litter into their green waste bins.
Cat owners served by Valley Waste Resource Management (VWRM) in Nova Scotia now have the option of putting used kitty litter in the green compost bin. They’ve been composting kitty litter in Colchester County for
Ramsey Bond dearly loves her dog, Summit, but she is all too familiar with the “back end” of dog ownership. In preparing to earn her bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies at Colorado Mountain College, Bond
If they can do it, why not US? City of Cockburn Waste Education officer Nicki Ledger said new compostable bags that will be installed at city parks will be less damaging to the environment as they
For nearly a decade, the City of Edmonton has been turning dog poop into compost. With an estimated 150,000 dogs in the city, there’s a heap of the stuff to process. “We process the cat
Ottawa residents may begin dumping dog feces, cat litter and plastic bags filled with organic waste into their green bins starting on July 2, 2019. The inclusion of plastic bags and pet waste in the
Currently, dog waste is collected in plastic bags that do not quickly or easily break down, so diverting the waste from landfill has become a priority for the city. Vancouver is considering a contracted service
The Lafayette Parks, Recreation & Open Space Department, in collaboration with the Lafayette Waste Reduction Committee, is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot dog waste composting program at the Great Bark Dog Park. Dog
Woofs to Stephanie Chow owner of Pet Poo Skiddoo in Ashville, NC! She’s composting dog waste her company picks up using an Earth Cube made by Green Mountain Technology. “Now your dog’s waste can go
When Ryan Torres, Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) assistant VP of Parks Operations, said, “We should compost the dog waste from the runs,” at an all-staff meeting, everyone was taken aback, but nobody was skeptical.
Four-legged Londoners just might be in luck. After years of debate and a pandemic-driven delay to London’s green bin program, city hall is finally charging ahead – weighing up the options to build a curbside
Halifax – which already collects pet waste as part of its residential green bin program – will be trying something new according new in 2021. The details are still being worked out, but a dog waste composting