Nova Scotia cat litter can go in green compost bin

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 approximately a decade and Pictou County began doing so last year,” said VWRM communications manager Andrew Garrett.

Landfills are very expensive, use a lot of space and “they never go away.” Taking kitty litter out of landfills moves the material up on the so-called “waste hierarchy,” turning it into a resource as compost as opposed to a disposal item.

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