Scoop the Poop

Eco-friendly poop bags appear to be increasing as the importance of helping our planet grows

Apart from the obvious unpleasantries of stepping in dog mess, it’s sometimes good to remember why it’s so important to scoop the poop.

According to the Centers for Disease Control in the United States, there are over three million faecal bacteria in one single dog dropping and some of these bacteria can be transmitted to both humans and other dogs. So, just in case you forgot, this is why responsible dog owners pick up their dog’s dinner.

What’s more, there appears to be a growing number of companies creating eco-friendly compostable bags in a bid to help dog owners help the future of the planet.


This company has compostable poo bags to cater for all dog sizes and owner preferences. The larger bags are star sealed to make them extra strong to prevent any leaks and splits. Every sale donates to one of their three chosen charities. Certified 100% home compostable so we can say goodbye to micro plastics. 

FETCH.IT classic bags without handles (60 bags) £5.49

FETCH.IT ocean bags with handles (120 bags) £10.49 

FETCH.IT mini bags (80 bags) £5.49

The Green Poop Bag

The GREEN POOP BAGis an AWARD-WINNING poo bag with handles and are certified BIODEGRADABLE and HOME COMPOSTABLE within three-six months. Specially designed to make the stinky job easier and Mother Earth happier. Made with sugar and corn starch blend and without chemical additives, these bags come in two sizes and are now available in innovative eco 2in1 packaging. The company offers free shipping with 360 Eco-boxes (six months’ supply) to encourage less frequent deliveries (lower emissions) and with 10% off when you subscribe, the price comes to around £4 per month (including shipping), making them the most affordable compostable bag in the UK.

Dogs Go Greener

These poop bags are fully compostable and plant-based, made from non-GMO corn starch and biodegradeable polymers. Once disposed of the bags break down within a year, and in the right conditions they can break down within a month, leaving behind no toxins or microplastics. Each pack contains 60 bags, the bags are some of the strongest on the market at 20 microns thick. Go Greener Bags help reduce your carbon paw print one poop at a time and come in 100% recyclable packaging to aid a zero-waste lifestyle.

£4.99 for one pack of four rolls. 


Beco’s poop bags are big, strong, and leak-proof.  Every roll comes on a recycled cardboard core and fits in standard dispensers.  Found in packs of 60, 120, 270, or 300

£4.99 for a pack of 120.

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