Paper or plastic for dog owners

Paper or plastic? This question that you usually hear at the grocery store is also relevant for dog owners. Today we’re going to look at a few various easy ways to use paper to pick up dog droppings that can help save money and the environment. Using an envelope you are going to throw away anyway does not cost you money, it does not consume energy and it is better for the earth.

Picking up dog droppings twice a day would require 730 plastic bags per year. If a dog lives for 13 years, this amounts to 10 thousand bags per dog. If just a hundred people switch to paper, together we can save almost 1 million bags. Many years ago, we made this video to save 1 million plastic bags: