All pet owners want the best for their pets but sometimes that means buying pet products that severely impact the environment. Let’s make that a thing of the past! These eco-friendly pet products make it easy to go green and show Mother Nature a little respect.
BioBag compostable dog waste bags
Leaving your dog’s business there on the sidewalk is never a good option, so be sure to do the environment (and fellow pedestrians) a favor and pick up after Fido with BioBag compostable dog waste bags. One hundred percent compostable and fully certified by the Biodegradable Products, these eco-frendly waste bags break down naturally and allow you to be that responsible pet owner that we know you are (Petco.com, about $9 for a pack of 50 bags).
SimplyFido Petite Lucy Pink Bunny Rope toy
After food, toys probably rank second on your dog’s list of favorite things, so why not make your four-legged friend’s day by giving him something eco-friendly to play with! Complete with a squeaker, colored with natural dyes and stuffed with natural organic cotton, the SimplyFido Petite Pet Toy collection will keep your pet happily entertained while putting a smile on Mother Nature’s face (wag.com, $13).
Mascot Lucky Horseshoe Eco-Sport collar
Gone are the days when dully colored hemp collars were your only eco-friendly options. This Mascot Lucky Horseshoe Eco-Sport collar comes in a couple of color options and is reversible if you’d rather display stripes instead of horseshoes. Made from 100 percent recycled materials, you’ll feel good about putting this collar on your pup. We’ll take one in each color!
Pop’s Pet Organics Spray & Wipe All-Purpose Cleaner
Every pet owner knows that a safe and effective all-purpose cleaner is essential to a clean — and eco-conscious — home. We’re sure Pop’s Pet Organics Spray & Wipe All-Purpose Cleaner will soon become your new favorite. Nontoxic and safe for humans, pets and the planet and with 100 percent plant-based biodegradable ingredients, Pop’s Pet Organics takes eco-friendly to a whole new level. Use it on your floors, walls, tables, blankets, carpets and just about any other surface to get it clean and smelling fresh. Pet messes just got a little easier to clean up (popspetproducts.com, $15)!
West Paw Organic Bumper bed
If your pup isn’t content with just lying on the floor, invest in the West Paw Organic Bumper pet bed. This comfy bed, available in five bright colors, is stuffed with IntelliLoft stuffing, which is made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles. If your dog tends to get into trouble around the house, you can rest easy knowing this bed is Certified Safe by Oko Tex. Machine washable and made in the USA, West Paw gets the importance of pet safety and comfort. Don’t believe me? Let your dog be the judge… (www.puplife.com, $77 and up).
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