DIY Disposable Litter Boxes
Looking to save time and resources and get your community involved? San Diego Humane Society had a MacGyver moment during kitten season and came up with this great idea.
San Diego, CA
The California agency teamed up with local businesses to recycle cardboard trays into disposable litter boxes.
“During the summer months when we are packed full of cats and kittens, it makes cleaning so much easier and faster to have disposable litter boxes,” shares Austin Gates, senior director at the humane society’s Oceanside campus.
“The staff at the store are thrilled to help and save the boxes to help animals. We usually pick them up one or two days a week. It’s like Christmas!”
Now You Try It:
Here are two important tips for thinking outside the (litter) box:
- Reach out to local grocery stores and ask them to save cardboard trays from canned goods.
- Let store staff know it’s okay to leave the plastic wrap on the trays. (It provides extra leak protection on the DIY boxes.)
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