Working With Local Business to Take the Poo Out of Parks

Frustrated with dog poop in his neighborhood park, a Denver resident has initiated a program that places locally-sponsored poop bagging and disposal kiosks in parks throughout the city.
May 8, 2009, 2pm PDT | Nate Berg
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"Denver bit, and this month, a one-year pilot of Airy's Poo Free Parks begins.

Poo Free Parks will install more than 200 new dispensers of biodegradable poop-pickup bags in as many as 25 Denver parks, including the city's six big dog parks.

Airy plans to have local businesses pay to sponsor the dispensers, thereby aligning their name with a "green" development.

The dispensers will be maintained by workers hired through the Providence Network, which helps find work for the homeless and undereducated."

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Published on Thursday, May 7, 2009 in The Denver Post
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