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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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Be a pet poo recycling nerd (in a good way!)

With 83 million dogs and 96 million cats in the U.S. alone, pet waste is a serious problem, polluting land and waterways and contributing upwards of 10 million tons of material to landfills every year. For years we’ve been told not to recycle dog and cat waste. But the fact is that, with due diligence, there are many ways to take your pet to near zero waste by diverting his or her waste from landfills.

Now you can significantly reduce household waste by recycling your pet’s waste via The Pet Poo Guide: How to Compost and Recycle Pet Wastea must-read for pet owners concerned about the environmental impact of their best friend. This book offers step-by-step instructions for eight ways to recycle and practical advice on choosing which one is the best solution for you.

Are you ready to nudge your pets much, much closer to net zero waste?  Order your copy of the Guide today!