The Coolest Pet Gear Made From Recycled Materials
7 brands transforming ocean-bound water bottles into well-designed dog accessories.
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Just as in our lives, there’s a considerable amount of unavoidable waste in the lives of our pets. Food packaging and poop bags (not even the compostable ones are totally safe) are among the more necessary avenues of waste creation in the pet-o-sphere, along with the more optional arenas of doggie clothing collecting and toy destroying. There are myriad ways in which brands can approach sustainability and, thankfully, plenty of them have action plans — from producing locally to sourcing upcycled materials to create a range of new pet essentials and accessories. We rounded up seven products in the latter camp — jackets, beds, toys, and more all repurposed and reimagined from recycled water bottles. Go forth and help Rover sleep with a clean conscience — on an eco-filled bed, naturally.
Tina Nguyen couldn’t find stylish, sustainable, and locally produced products for her dog — so she made them herself.
Expert tips to help reduce your pet’s carbon footprint. (Pawprint? You get it.)
The LA wellness guru (and his Poodle Stanley) vouches for recycled poop bags, bottle-opener collars, cruelty-free shampoo, celeb-approved dog beds, and more.
Founder Spencer Williams shares his top tips for pet parents looking to lighten their impact.
Rachel Davies is a writer who has written for numerous publications including Vox, Wall Street Journal, and Architectural Digest and the parent of a beautiful Cocker Spaniel mix named Thea.