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Why You Should Start Using Biodegradable Poop Bags

Why You Should Start Using Biodegradable Poop Bags

Giving your dog a little walk can be one of the most gratifying experiences. You get to stretch your legs as your pet does the same and get out of the stuffy house for once. However, it may be a bit of a problem when your dog decides to poop during your outing.

Responsible dog owners should take care of that by scooping the waste and putting it in a plastic waste bag. However, many have pointed out how using plastic and other non-biodegradable products can impact the environment.

Biodegradable and eco-friendly alternatives have been emerging a lot, and it’s vital to support using such products. Here are a couple of reasons why you should start using biodegradable poop bags for your pooch.

Safe for the Environment

Plastic poop bags that we are sending off to the landfill never biodegrade or decompose, they just stay in the earth for years or most likely end up in the oceans. Imagine how much plastic you alone accumulate already in a single week while taking your dog out? And now multiply this number by thousands of dog owners across the globe - massive amounts of plastic bags. On the other hand, biodegradable bags that are made with plastic polymers and other organic ingredients decompose quickly, helping the material break down efficiently, literally saving our environment from reckless pollution.

How it works is that you put the waste into a biodegradable dog poop bag and throw it away. When the poop bag’s exterior is exposed to water, sunlight, or oxygen, it just naturally degrades. It won’t stay the same and block paths, clog waterways, or become the foundation for a landfill. You can just go out with your pet and clean up the environment without indirectly harming it. 

Easy to Bring Along 

Some people just don’t like the hassle of bringing along a big bag when heading out with their pet. Luckily, it isn’t difficult to bring as you just need to store a relatively small roll that you can easily recognize by its feel. You can remove a biodegradable poop bag from the roll and just store it back in.

You can also get a poop bag holder that can be conveniently attached to the ring on your leash and disperse all waste bags straight from the holder. We’ve recently launched a partnership with a local UAE business Darko to let pet owners get a free roll from every poop bag holder purchased from Pickles DXB. 

Convenient for Any Space

You still get the same convenience factor of having a biodegradable poop bag ready for your pet in whatever establishment or location you visit. You don’t have to be shy about bringing your pup to the park, mall, or any other building. If they decide to go potty, you can still whip out the poop bag and act like nothing ever happened. 

Great for Local Businesses

It can be nice to have a pet-friendly business or pet-accommodating space as your brand’s reputation. One way to show that you welcome furry friends while helping the environment is by setting out a biodegradable poop bag dispenser. It brings a great brand image, and you get the perk of keeping your workspace tidy.


In summary, having a biodegradable poop bag is a minor adjustment you can make with big benefits. Individuals, businesses, and government offices alike can help save the environment while cleaning up after our beloved animals. 

Need a poop bag holder and other great doggie products? Pickles DXB offers the best dog collars, harnesses, and leash for your dog. Order some today!