The Best Dog Waste Bags for Your Pooch and the Planet

Dog poop always needs to be scooped, but which bags are best for the environment and won’t accidentally break while you’re cleaning up the sidewalk? Let’s investigate.

Pregnant woman walking her dogs
Don’t worry—these bags have you and your pooch covered.Getty Images

If you walk your dog in public, you know that you always have to be equipped with dog poop bags to clean up after them. Here’s the scoop on some top options for dog poop bags that are sturdy and better for the environment.

Gorilla Supply Dog Waste Bags

Biodegradable Doesn’t Have to Mean Wimpy

This one comes with 20 doggy bags per roll.Gorilla Supply

Clip this 1,000-count pack of sturdy, EPI plastic bags on your pooch’s leash with the cute dog bone-shaped dispenser. EPI is an additive that allows plastic to break down quicker when you dispose of the bags, to imitate biodegradation.

AmazonBasics Standard Dog Waste Bags

Comes with Clever Extras

Comes stocked with 900 black dog-waste bags.Amazon

This 900-count option from AmazonBasics comes with a handy dispenser that clips to your leash, so you don’t have to struggle to search for bags. These thick and resilient bags are available in Standard or EPI Additive.

PET N PET Earth-Friendly Dog Waste Bags

Buy in Bulk

You’ll be covered for walks long into the future.Amazon

If you don’t want to have to think about replacing your supply of dog waste bags very often, consider this 1,080-count pack from PET N PET. These bags are durable, made with recycled materials and are unscented.