Cats Versus Dogs: Who is Better for Recycling?

Turns out the type of pet you have can be an environmental indicator. Who knew?

Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor

May 3, 2021

1 Min Read
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We’ve entered a new phase in the debate about which is the better pet to have — dog or cat. Thanks to the folks at natural pet products company ökocat, you might have another fact to support your argument.

The company surveyed 2,008 American pet owners to ask about their sustainable lifestyles. It’s an important topic for the company, especially when you learn that öko is the German word for eco or ecological.

It discovered that a whopping 94% of respondents has tried to live more sustainably than they did a year ago. But how do the survey results breakdown by cat owner versus dog owner?? Which pet parent recycles more??

See for yourself in this lighthearted and enlightening infographic.


Download the infographic as a PDF here:

About the Author(s)

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

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