Cat Litter: Sustainable Choices For Environmentally-Friendly Pets

07/26/2010 02:04 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Kitty litter is no small matter. According to In Defense of Garbage by Judd Alexander, we Americans dispose of more than two million tons of it each year.

So you're not just making a mountain out of a mole hill. In fact, common clay-based kitty litter is actually helping to destroy mountains, because it is acquired through strip-mining. [...]

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