When picking up poop, do you use plastic or paper?
The advantages of plastic is that it seals the poop and you can dispose of it later, especially if there isn't a trash can near by. It is not messy and it is waterproof. Unfortunately, we are contributing to the garbage problem of earth. There are biodegradable plastics available but do they turn into bio waste fast enough?
For paper, as a pet parent, the writer uses used newspaper and other already-used paper products. There's a downside to using it but it is 100% biodegradable.
We leave this article hanging for the audience. Do you use paper or plastic? That is the question.