Can You Bury Cat Litter in the Yard?

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Burying cat litter is an eco-friendly alternative to bagging and sending to the landfill, but it’s not realistic for everyone.  Additive-free, biodegradable cat litter can be buried if you have plenty of land to bury it away from water sources, edible plant life, and neighboring properties. Clay and silica crystal cat litter isn’t biodegradable and … Read more

Is Paper Cat Litter Flushable?

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Though paper cat litter is often advertised as flushable, it’s not recommended to do so. Flushing cat litter can clog or damage pipes and septic systems. Flushed cat waste can spread harmful pathogens, like the harmful parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Soiled cat litter should only be disposed of by bagging and trashing or by composting.  Flushing … Read more

How to Dispose of Paper Cat Litter

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The most common way to dispose of paper cat litter is to scoop, bag, and throw in the trash — ideally using a plant-based, biodegradable bag. Composting is an environmentally friendly alternative for additive-free paper litter.  How do you dispose of paper cat litter? Disposing of paper cat litter, whether pellets or granules, isn’t much … Read more

5 Ways to Dispose of Cat Litter Without Plastic Bags

Reducing our plastic consumption is key to reducing our carbon footprint and stopping climate change. Unfortunately, cleaning our cat’s litter box creates a lot more plastic waste than most of us realize. Here are five ways to dispose of cat poop without using plastic bags (or using a lot less): The Problem with Plastic Plastic … Read more