Why Waste Management is Important for our Pets

Ever seen your dog chomping down on something industrial and toxic? Perhaps we as humans can be grateful that we do not have the impulse to eat anything and everything but unfortunately our pets can be none the wiser. Our world’s cleanliness is at its worst ever, not only are we paying for it and our planet, so too are man’s closest friend. It would seem that only can waste management companies save us in the long run, and here is why it is so important.

A Few Eye Opening Facts:

  • Plastic bags can take up to 1,000 years to break down, once an animal dies and decays after ingesting plastic, the plastic is then freed back into the environment to carry on killing other wildlife and polluting natural habitats.
  • Plastic bags cannot be digested or passed by an animal, this means it stays in the gut. Plastic in an animal’s gut can prevent food digestion and can lead to a very slow and painful death.


How Waste Management Can Help

Besides the obvious, waste management companies, if funded correctly will not only be able to prevent our beloved pets coming into harm because of waste disposal, they will be able to save natural wildlife as well. Potentially, as it is today, we have likely affected every natural environment on the face of this earth due to uncontrolled waste disposal. Waste management companies will be able to reverse our ignorance as well as prevent the further deaths of animals in the future.

What Can We Do?

I believe we must take action into our own hands and back the companies of which are hoping to make a difference. As we do not personally have the resources, we must enable those who do in waste management companies or charities.

Overall, we also have the influence as individuals to effect the future cleanliness of our planet. We may turn to waste management companies to take lead, but we too can do the small things, which will result as a larger affect.


Darlene Mitchelle