Texas Environmental Clean Water Organizations

Learn and get involved. Here's a list of organizations in Texas working to keep your state's environment clean and healthy for all >>

New York Environmental Clean Water Organizations

Learn and get involved. Here's a list of organizations in New York working to keep your state's environment clean and healthy for all >>

SF Gate: Eco-friendly disposal of dog waste: bag or flush?

Experts say: Proper disposal of dog waste isn’t just about keeping streets and parks clean; it’s a minimum requirement for ensuring public health. Robert Reed, Recology’s public relations manager, points out that “when it rains, fecal waste from pets winds up in storm drains, creeks and eventually the bay.”

San Diego Community News Group: City canine pollutants marring Dog Beachs illustrious exterior

Dog Beach, then, isn’t without its hazards. And, according to the city’s Storm Water Division (the agency charged with monitoring dog waste pollutants), one of those drawbacks originates from the enemy within as fecal traces threaten to enter the city’s storm-drain system untreated and travel into the beaches, bays and lagoons.

Community Voice: Picking up after pet the healthy thing to do

There are 78 million dogs in the United States today. They eat and then each eliminates almost a pound of poop every day. The resulting 3.6 billion pounds of dog poop produced in a year can fill 800 footballs fields, one foot deep. This is no small nuisance...

California Environmental Clean Water Organizations

Learn and get involved. Here's a list of organizations in California working to keep your state's environment clean and healthy for all >>

USA Today: Dog waste poses threat to water

For as long as the dog has been man's best friend, dog waste has posed a menace to man's nose and foot. Now science has revealed a more unsavory truth: It's an environmental pollutant. In the mid-1990s, scientists perfected methods for tracking the origin of nasty bacteria in...

The New York Times: Fields of Gold? Yes, in a Way

In rough economic times, Lashelle and Mark Davis have cut back on treats like date nights, their outings to New York City from their Westchester County home for dinner and a show. But Mrs. Davis has made it clear that there is one luxury she will not give up: her professional pooper scooper...

The Washington Post: For Couples and Neighbors, Theyre Your No. 1 Friend in the No. 2 Business

They swoop in when marriage counselors have failed, when all negotiations have broken down and Congress can't step in to help. They are the nation's poop scoopers. Just last week we watched these valiant men and women fan out across the Mall, executing their flawless flick-and-scoop technique to...

NPR: In Fight For D.C., One Legislator Says That Rats Are Winning

In the ongoing battle between man and rat, Council Member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) says one side is winning — and it's not the humans. "Rats are once again out of control in the District of Columbia," he said on Tuesday. D.C.'s booming construction and hot night life have not...