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Are pets bad for the environment?

Monday, May 05, 2014  
Posted by: Emily Becker
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http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/reduce-pets-sustainable-future-cats-dogs

The Guardian 

Early last month the Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition launched an update for its Pet Industry Sustainability Toolkit (yes, it's called PIST). Touting a partner like Natural Capital Solutions, this toolkit, in theory, should offer some bold ways the industry could become sustainable – such as promoting small dog ownership (as they eat less) – but instead it offers remedial advice like how to reduce packaging waste, make buildings more efficient, and remove toxic chemicals from supply chains…

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