#7 – Paul’s Custom Pet Food
This company makes homemade, small batch dog food that is locally and sustainably sourced. Their commitment to real pet food is matched by their commitment to helping the environment – they limit their shipping to lessen their footprint by packing in paper or other biodegradable materials and offer a discount to customers who provide their own container.
#8 – Zoom Room
The Zoom Room is a dog training franchise and canine social club specializing in dog agility. Since it’s beginning in 2007, the company has been dedicated to minimizing their carbon footprint by placing a focus on recycling, reusing, buying local and using organic and natural products. Even the construction of their buildings are green – they purchase local and/or recycled materials for the buildings.
#9 – Peaceful Pets Aquamation
Peaceful Pets Aquamation is the first 100 percent green environmentally and emotionally sensitive pet afterlife and bereavement service in the United States. It is the nation¹s first 100% green and gentle alternative to cremation. Jerry actually founded the business after the death of his own beloved dog and its subsequent aftercare. Aquamation is the natural process known as alkaline hydrolysis. Using water flow, temperature and alkalinity, Aquamation accelerates the process of natural decomposition. Following Aquamation, only the animal¹s bones remain in the form of a fine sand.
#10 – HorseFeathers Gifts
If you are looking for a gift to give a dog lover in your life, check out this company. In addition to fair trade and eco-friendly practices, the majority of their metal components are made of recycled metals. They make everything from jewelry to custom pet ID Tags.
#11 – Your Pet Chef
The pet food company likes to keep their “carbon paw print” down by recycling all of the packaging from their ingredients, using recyclable packaging on their products and even using a hybrid vehicle for delivery. They even claim that because of the high absorption of the nutrition in their food, your pet creates less waste too!
#12 –Earth Rated
This company makes green poop bags and they are DEDCIATED to their belief in leaving as small a footprint as possible. Not only are the rolls made of recycled material and the bags 100% plastic free, but they donate bags that don’t make the their quality control standards to shelters, excess product material is recycled or re-used for future production, and they have multiple warehouse locations to reduce travel distance and therefore emissions.
#13 –The Honest Kitchen
This dog food company is committed to reducing their “environmental paw print” by using certified organic ingredients, free-range, antibiotic-free, sustainably raised chicken, cage-free turkey and wild-caught fish. In addition, they use only non-GMO products and organic seeds and grains. 100% of their manufacturing takes place in the USA to reduce transportations and carbon emissions. They only use re-usable, recyclable or biodegradable materials.
#14 –Green Pet Compost Company
This Portland, Oregon based company is dedicated to reducing the amount of waste in our landfills. Over 10 million tons of pet wastes is put into landfills yearly, and most of it is contained in non-biodegradable plastic bags. This company comes to your home, scoops your dog’s poop and then professionally composts your pet waste into a useful product (fertilizer). Their collection bags are 100% compostable, by the way.
#15 – CycleDog
They don’t just make hip looking dog collars that come complete with a bottle opener, but they are upcycling old bike tubes that would normally just sit in a landfill. They also have biodegradable pick-up bags and toys made of recycled products. What’s not to love?