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Eco-Friendly Pet Beds
Part of The Recycled Retriever’s vision is to get people to take small steps toward cleaning up the environment. Many people taking small steps will add up quickly!
One small step is to purchase an Eco-friendly pet bed when the time comes for a new one. There are great companies doing great things with materials made from recycled soda/water bottles, organic cotton and other post-consumer materials.
Which bed to purchase is a personal decision between you and your pet. Here are a few tips to consider:
1. Keep quality in mind. Not all beds, even Eco-friendly ones, are made the same. Paying a little more and going for quality can be a good thing.
2. Decide if it matters to you if a product is made in the USA. There are many people who want products specifically made in the USA to ensure that the carbon footprint of the product is low. Others are okay with beds made outside the USA as long as they are made from post-consumer materials and/or organic material. It’s a personal decision.
3. Size matters. Measure your dog and/or their current bed. Get all the information together before making the purchase. Very few, if any, stores will allow returns of pet beds.
4. Buy something that you like and will enjoy having in your home. Don’t buy a bed just because it is Eco-friendly. There are many options to choose from. Buy something that you like!
My personal choice was the Eco-friendly Bumper Bed with a “seaside” bolster and “laguna” center pillow. Arnold, my toy poodle puppy pictured here, loves it.