[Summit] Dog poop

Emlyn Addison noisyblocks at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 19:32:26 CDT 2014


"open the bag and squeeze it into the loo like a freeze pop that we ate as
kids"

Well no wonder you think life is unpleasant; why didn't your parents give
you regular freeze pops???

;)




On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 8:03 PM, Ben Prentice <benprentice28 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> For the record ,we have always had dogs, and do now, lest anyone think I'm
> picking on dog owners or being unrealistic. While it may not be pleasant,
> (but much of life isn't anyway) open the bag and squeeze it into the
> loo like a freeze pop that we ate as kids. Throw the bag away. At least it
> won't be creating quite as much methane and taking up as much space in the
> landfill.
>
> As to the biodegradable bags in landfills, this from Mother Jones:
> *Can biodegradable plastics break down in landfills?* This claim, which
> now shows up on everything from water bottles to trash bags
> <http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2009/05/left-holding-plastic-bag> to
> Discover's "biodegradable PVC
> <http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2007/11/expect-less-pvc-target>"
> credit cards, is "disingenuous at best," says Narayan. Usually, nothing
> biodegrades in a landfill. But if biodegradable plastics do break down in
> this oxygen-free environment, they'll emit methane, a greenhouse gas 23
> times more potent than CO2.
>
> Gotta go walk the pup.
>
> Ben
>
> On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Ben Prentice <benprentice28 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> For the record we have always
>>
>> On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Wendy Ismaili <bialyhead at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>> All the bags we buy are made from recycled material and are
>>> biodegradeable.
>>>
>>> And again, once you dump the poop in the toilet, what do you do with the
>>> poopy bag?
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> > On Aug 5, 2014, at 5:16 PM, Ben Prentice <benprentice28 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > --001a11343e1ebc8e0904ffe85dd3
>>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
>>> >
>>> > This is a shitty conversation.
>>> >
>>> > But with that said, best to do is put the poop back in your own toilet
>>> and
>>> > flush. That's what the crapper is for, and those folks on the other end
>>> > know what to do with it.
>>> >
>>> > Why put this all natural and digested product in a plastic bag which
>>> then
>>> > ends up in a lined landfill, to virtually never decompose, take up
>>> > valuable space and create methane?
>>> >
>>> > I also agree that public waste cans are for all waste. If they aren't
>>> being
>>> > picked up before they reek, then we need to address the servicing of
>>> the
>>> > cans, not their content.
>>> >
>>> > Poo
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
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>>
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>>
>
>
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>
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