5 Sustainable Ways to Pick Up Dog Poops

One of America’s greatest problems, according to the opinions of pet lovers on ReviewsBird.com, was the problem of dog excrement. This was in 2010.

The problem has been attempted with solutions involving posted signs and regulations imposed on pet owners to clean up their dogs’ excrement with immediacy. But even with the signs and regulations, has the problem been completely solved? The answer is negative. Combating the problem would require more creative methods that are as well sustainable.

Here is a list of 5 creative and sustainable ways we know and have seen. Please note: some of these methods might require you to get products from pet stores online while others might not.

1.  Convert into fuel:

Yes, you heard that right. Your dog poop can be converted into fuel to power streetlights rather than sit idle on a landfill, adding to pollution and global warming. There are pet projects across the United States that transform dog poop into methane. Your only job is to locate them and find how you can help and contribute to the green environment. Many of these projects provide biodegradable bags to dog owners and encourage them to fill them with poop.

2.     DNA testing:

Another sustainable way to hold pet owners accountable for their dogs’ excrement is to conduct DNA testing for dogs. If you are a landlord, this can be done by mandating tenants with dogs to use a pet DNA sampling kit before moving in. If dog poop were …