Maine zero-waste challenge includes family dog

University of Maine at Augusta professor says,”New in my family’s yard as of this fall is a pet-waste compost system made of a plastic bin with holes drilled in it sunk into the ground. This won’t be fertilizing our vegetable garden next season, but it will be fine for other plants. More importantly, the waste won’t be sitting in a plastic bag in a landfill.” Read more about how a group of professors and staff are taking part in a zero-waste challenge.

Video: How to build a backyard dog waste composter out of a plastic bin