Pet ownership is becoming increasingly popular, with an estimated 84 million pet dogs residing in homes all across the USA. As the number of dog owners increases, so does the demand and need for proper waste management planning in residential neighborhoods. Good pet waste management systems should be able to function well and motivate residents to exercise civic responsibility and keep the neighborhood clean.
Why Pet Waste Stations Should Be Installed
Pet waste left lying around is often due to personal circumstances rather than bad intentions. The most common causes for dog walkers leaving waste on the ground are forgetting to bring a waste bag or running out of bags. Introducing pet waste stations is an excellent strategy to diminish pet waste issues, minimize environmental hazards, and help residents to meet neighborhood requirements. Installing stations in the neighborhood encourages pet owners to clean up after their pet and properly dispose of waste, while also communicating to non-pet owning residents that pet waste concerns are being kept under control. Furthermore, pet waste stations can instill a sense of social pressure in dog walkers.
Choosing the Right Spots
When installing stations in your neighborhood, selecting the right locations is of utmost importance. The ultimate objective is to make things convenient for dog walkers, enabling them to easily pick up a bag at the start of their walk and dispose of it halfway through or when they are done. Begin by evaluating the density of homes in the neighborhood and communal areas where dog owners like to walk, congregate, or play. After identifying prospective station locations, the next step is to walk around the neighborhood to determine if the proposed locations are feasible. You should be on the lookout for areas that are both convenient for dog owners and of little to no impact or disturbance to neighboring residents or amenity users. For instance, a location right smack next to a community playground or in a homeowner’s direct line of sight from their front door, rear deck, or bay window may result in complaints and conflict, despite being an ideal spot for dog owners, and should hence be avoided.
Which Pet Waste Station to Get
When choosing pet waste stations, durability, weather resistance, functionality, and aesthetic appeal should be top of your list. PawPail’s pet waste station ticks all the boxes. It is the world’s first eco-friendly and commercial quality trash can for the disposal of pet waste, and can be placed or mounted virtually anywhere, be it exterior walls, posts, railings, or fences. It also features a quick-release mechanism enabling fuss-free removal, cleaning, and reassembly. The station utilizes DualVent™ technology and activated carbon air filters that facilitate airflow, trap harmful odors, and eliminate the need for liner bags.
Proper Pet Waste Disposal with PawPail
With PawPail, you no longer have to struggle with the disposal of pet waste in your neighborhood. Our innovative and environmentally friendly pet waste management solution makes the entire process convenient and hassle-free, making life easier for both residents and amenity users. If you are curious to find out more, contact us or browse our product range