04 Apr '12, 6pm

Green Blog: Who Knew? Upcycling the Dog Poo: A composting project in Ithaca, N.Y., turned 12 tons of pet waste i...

It’s been almost three years since a grand experiment began in Ithaca, N.Y., and the results are finally in. Yet there’s not much to show for it — and that’s what everyone was hoping for. BioBag A compostable waste bag. As Kate Galbraith reported in September 2009, Allan H. Treman Marine State Park in Ithaca generated a lot of buzz by introducing a pioneering waste composting project in its dog park at the urging of a Cornell University professor and other dog owners. Nationally, some 78 million dogs produce over 10.6 million tons of dung annually. It poses public health risks if left on the streets, is harmful to the environment when left on the side of trails and takes centuries to decompose in plastic garbage bags that end up in landfills. In the park’s experiment, corn-based compostable bags were placed in dispensers in the dog park. People who visited with their pets ...

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Who Knew? Upcycling the Dog Poo

green.blogs.nytimes.com 04 Apr '12, 5pm

It’s been almost three years since a grand experiment began in Ithaca, N.Y., and the results are finally in. Yet there’s n...

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coach.com 08 Apr '12, 1pm

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Veteran TV actor Huang Yiliang was fined $3,000 for assaulting a woman who did not clean up after her pet

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straitstimes.com 05 Apr '12, 11pm

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New blog post: Text From Dog

New blog post: Text From Dog

shaolintiger.com 16 Apr '12, 9am

April 16th, 2012 by ShaolinTiger at 5:28 PM UTC - 113 views Funniest thing I’ve seen for a while, it made me laugh until I...

Israeli Company Wants to Make Paper From Your Poo

Israeli Company Wants to Make Paper From Your Poo

treehugger.com 12 Apr '12, 3am

Each year, billions of trees are chopped down and turned to pulp to meet the world's demand for paper products . And while...