Metro Vancouver: take pet waste to recycling or treatment plants

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 their dumpsters, which are collected by trash trucks and streamed to landfills. Metro Vancouver has a better idea. In that city, large quantities of dog or other animal waste are banned from the garbage.

The city instructs multi-pet operations to either transport waste or make arrangements for transporting waste to their closest transfer station or wastewater treatment plant. Dog waste and cat waste accepted at wastewater treatment plants cannot be mixed with clay litter, sand, rock, grit or any kind of bag, including biodegradable.

Several dog waste removal services have disposal privileges at area plants and will contract with multi-pet operations to transport their waste.

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