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

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Mount Shasta Herald: Coaches: Pet waste on city ball field is a health issue

Dunsmuir has a mess on its hands and on its City Park ball field. The problem stems from dog droppings left behind. Dunsmuir High School football coaches have reported that their players and others have come up off the ground after a tackle smeared. The issue pits dog owners’ access to the...

Sacramento Press: The Scoop on Poop: Dog Waste Project Seeks Community Input for 250k Bag Donation

Doody is their duty. Dog doody, that is. DoodyCalls, a nationwide pet waste removal company, is spearheading the Doody-Free Water Project with the aim of donating 250,000 pet waste bags to California parks and greenways—and instead of deciding blind what locations will receive the bags, they’re asking residents to weigh in on...

The San Francisco Examiner: Campaign seeks to eliminate pet waste in dog parks

When doody calls, it’s time to find a waste bag. That awareness of picking up after one’s pet is what a Peninsula-based pet waste removal company is hoping to encourage by taking part in a national campaign to distribute bags to dog parks, including those in San Francisco.

San Mateo County Times: DoodyCalls participating in national campaign to keep dog waste out of local waterways

DoodyCalls in San Carlos, a pet waste removal and disposal service owned by Paulette and Rick Nava, is participating in a national campaign to keep dog waste out of local waterways by raising awareness about the impact the waste has on the environment.