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Is flushing dog faeces down the lavatory better than bagging and binning them?

I have taken to collecting our dog’s fæces in lavatory paper and flushing them rather than using the little plastic bags one can buy for the purpose and putting those in the (non-recycling) rubbish ...
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Sustainability of “Finding Nemo” species as pets

In a restaurant I'm in, there's a fish tank where at least some species are from "Finding Nemo". There's some clownfish, regal teals (Dory), and a couple of other species. Are clownfish, or regal ...
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How can I build a spinning wheel?

I have a large wolf-dog hybrid who sheds, a lot! I have to brush him every day. A friend came by, saw the massive amount of fur he's shedding and remarked that it would be great for spinning into ...
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Uses for fish bones?

We eat fish. I know some small fish bones are fried and eaten as food in some parts of the world, and they can be composted for mineral content. I do compost some already, but we don’t have that ...
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For dog owners, what do you use to pick up after your dog on walks?

Since we use reusable bags now, we don't have many disposable plastic bags to use in cleaning up after our dogs. This isn't really a problem in the yard, but what is the easiest way to pick up after ...
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Mulching or “Mini Septic” for Solid Dog Waste?

(I asked this on gardening.se but it was suggested I try asking it here. Hope this is an appropriate place to ask...) I'm a relatively new dog owner. Living in a relatively woodsy area with an acre ...
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Eliminating fleas on pets

I have an inside cat that periodically has flea problems. The fleas must be getting in via friends of mine that have pets. I believe the cat is allergic to flea bites because it gets bumps on its ...
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Solution To Cat Litter

I have a cat that is fixed and fully de-clawed. It is strictly an inside cat only and never goes outside. I buy regular cat litter from the store frequently. I would like to find an alternative. I ...