02 January 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Your Biodegradable Poop Bags Are Harming the Environment

Choosing to bag your dogs poop in biodegradable bag is absolutely the green choice. Biodegradable poop bags will perform as promised in the right condition. However, if your dumping your biodegradable dog poop bag into a regular trash, it defeats the purpose.

So the issue isn’t one of wrapping — choose the green bags — but one of disposal. In most landfills, conditions prevent organic material from decomposing. Furthermore, poop in landfills leads to water contamination and methane gas production.

There are responsible ways to keep the doggie doo out of the landfill and to make sure those biodegradable poop bags have a chance to work their magic:

  1. Compost the poop.
  2. Flush the poop.

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