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Source: The Guradian

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

Today 09:00 GMT

Every time I’ve stood patiently watching my dog toothpaste-out his morning dump, I’ve worried more and more about the best solution.

(Methane-powered lamps have a curiously long history in the UK.). He’s had interest from around the world, including on the east and west coasts of the US, and is working with 12 international partners to provide the K9 Bio System to parks and cities that want to address the dog poo problem in this brilliantly novel way.

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Source: BBC

Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Sunday 22:44 GMT

Guardian readers have been opening their weekend paper to find supplements wrapped in a compostable material made from potato starch.

Other publications have already moved to potato starch wrapping, including the New Internationalist and the National Trust members' magazine, but the Guardian says it is the first national newspaper to do so. Other national newspapers say they have been experimenting with more environmentally-friendly ways to distribute their magazines, supplements and advertising leaflets.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte