For generations public
health agencies have warned against the
hazards of dog and cat waste with good cause.
These carnivore wastes can contain many
pathogens dangerous to humans. But if we
are to achieve true zero waste, we need
to find simple solutions for the 4% of residential
waste generated by our beloved pets. It's
time to turn a new page.
Professional composting upcycles dog waste
into a safe, useful product while diverting
this nuisance material from walkways and
landscape, landfills and streams. EnviroWagg,
LLC is processing dog waste into Doggone
Good Compost®, a safe and nutrient-rich
soil amendment that greens up gardens, and
Doggone Good Potting Soil Mixture, a high-quality
potting soil for container plants.
Explore our website to find out more about
what we’re doing in Colorado to reduce
the carbon paw print of man’s best friend!
Nationally, 78 million
dogs in the U.S. generate 10.6 million tons
of waste each year.
U.S. recycling in a nutshell: According
to a recent US
Americans generated about 250 million tons
of municipal solid waste in 2012.
Almost 87 million tons was recovered.
Percentage of waste materials recycled or
Paper & paperboard 51.2% (44.36M
Yard waste 22.6% (19.59M tons)
Metals 8.8% (7.62M tons)
Glass 3.7% (3.2M tons)
Plastics 3.2% (2.8M tons)
Wood 2.8% (2.41M tons)
Food residuals 2% (1.74M tons)
Other 3.7% (21.33M tons)
53.8% of generated waste was discarded
34.5% was recovered
11.7% was combusted with energy recovery
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