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Trends and Products: Waste Cleaning

Julia Rivera//September 1, 2022//

fluffy pomeranian puppy and urine puddle, top view

Trends and Products: Waste Cleaning

Julia Rivera //September 1, 2022//

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As any pet parent will tell you, cleaning products are an underappreciated part of pet ownership. Cat litter and poop bags are necessities; however, waste disposal and cleaning products like poop bag dispensers and stain removers are also essential purchases for consumers who own dogs and cats. In fact, such companion pets as birds, critters and herps require cleaning items that can be used to keep their environment a healthy one. Natural ingredients continue to be in demand when it comes to cleaning and neutralizing products for urine, stains and odors.





Dr. Elsey’s Cat Litter

Dr. Elsey’s offers a variety of cat litter options, including Cat Attract, for felines that will not use the litter box; Senior, which helps prevent kidney failure and urinary tract infection in older cats; Kitten attract, a training litter for your felines; and R&R Respiratory Relief, which helps control respiratory disease.




Metro Paws is the innovator behind the Poopcase, the only made in the U.S.A. compostable dog waste bag dispenser. The plant-based Lime Poopcase, which stands out as the greenest dispenser on the market, is made with the same durability that customers have come to know and love. Each Poopcase includes a free roll of 20 Poopy Packs and a convenient carabiner for parents to clip the case onto leashes, collars, handbags, etc.




The dooloop simply is the easiest, hands-free way to carry dog waste. Attached to your leash, it takes only one hand to loop bags on, putting distance between you and the poo. Manufactured in Maine, the dooloop is made of compostable plastic, using zero-waste packaging. It’s easy for dog owners and easy on the planet. It’s a drag holding the bag, use a dooloop.



Best Shot 256 Disinfectants

Best Shot 256 Disinfectants are effective against a broad-spectrum of bacteria, is a virucide and inhibits the growth of mold and mildew, including their odors when used as directed. It kills parvo, H1N1, H3N2, MRSA and more. The one-step disinfectant is appropriate for animal holding facilities, veterinarian clinics and pet grooming establishments. One gallon makes 256 gallons of cleaning solution (dilute ½ ounce to one gallon of water).



Litter Additive and Odor Eliminator 

Nilodor’s new line of Litter Additive and Odor Eliminator has been made to destroy odors completely without interrupting good litter box behavior. The all-new Litter Additive and Odor Eliminator is 100 percent organic and composed of natural corn cob proven dramatically effective in neutralizing even the worst litter box aromas.



TriNova Litter Box Deodorizer

TriNova’s Litter Box Deodorizer is designed to absorb and eliminate those not so good litter box smells. Other products mask the scent with a flowery fragrance, but TriNova’s is fragrance-free and hypoallergenic – giving you a clean scent without the overpowering perfumes. By using the TriNova Litter Box Deodorizer between cleanings, you can extend the life of your litter making it smell fresher for longer. Whether for one, two or several cats, Litter Box Deodorizer helps keep their odors under control.


WizSmart Absorbent Dog Pads

WizSmart Super Absorbent Dog Pads are leak-proof and have odor-control and stay-put tabs. Able to hold up to 8 cups of fluid, WizSmart pads have lateral barriers and strong sealed edges to ensure there’s no spill-over. The pet-friendly design was developed to attract dogs to the pads and is appropriate for male and female dogs as well as puppies.


GoodBye Odor 

GoodBye Odor is a breakthrough product that safely and naturally stops litter box and bedding odors. Just one application a day in a pet’s food or water is all you need to make litter box odors a smell of the past.



Sprinkle & Sweep

Sprinkle & Sweep instantly solidifies even the most liquid accidents for cleanup in just seconds (with no paper towels). It also blocks putrid odors while you do it. Sprinkle & Sweep’s Active Stink-Lock Technology works on the molecular level to react directly with odor causing molecules found in waste and safely converts them to where they no longer vaporize into the air. A small portion of every bag is donated to One Tree Planted, aiding to re-forest regions around the world.


Bona Pet System 

The Bona Pet System is a collection of floor cleaners and sustainably designed tools for homes with pets, offering the most effective clean against pet accidents, odors and hair.
It includes a hydrogen peroxide formula for dogs, probiotic cleaner for cats and premium microfiber mop with two pads – one for deep cleaning pet messes and one built with electrostatic action to attract fur and dander.


Wipe Out 

Wipe Out is a small animal cage disinfectant, cleaner and deodorizer. It is ideal for cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing terrariums and other animal enclosures. Wipe Out kills salmonella, choleraesis and pseudomonas aeruginosa, and it can reduce the spread of bacterial infections among small animals. 


Doggy Bathroom Mini 

Doggy Bathroom has recently released its Doggy Bathroom Mini line. With all the benefits of the Original Doggy Bathroom, this miniature version was created for small dogs under 10 pounds and less than 12 inches tall, including chihuahuas, pugs, toy poodles, Pomeranians, shih tzus and more,


Tailgate Dumpster 

The Tailgate Dumpster provides a clean and convenient solution for disposing of dog waste bags after a day of adventuring with your dog. The silicone holder attaches to the back of a vehicle with strong magnets and allows owners to store dogs’ waste on the exterior of the car rather than in the car or hanging it from the rear wiper blade. Once home, the holder detaches easily so owners can dispose of the mess. The 100 percent silicone Tailgate Dumpster is not only durable and easy to use, but also eliminates the chance of a big mess in the car.



SiftEase is the fastest, easiest way to clean a litter box, saving customers time and money. No more scooping and use the same litter odor-free for up to 20 days. Simply pour dirty litter into the sifter at the top, the waste stays inside while clean litter passes through to the bin below, empty the waste and return the clean litter to the box. Single and multi-cat households rave about this quick, easy solution to a nasty chore.




Purina Tidy Cats

With 10-days of outstanding odor control on all Tidy Cats clumping litter (and 14-days on LightWeight with Ammonia Blocker), guaranteed. Tidy Cats is all about helping you keep the litter box fresh. America’s No. 1 litter offers a variety of formulas to meet the needs of every home, every cat. So, no matter which clumping cat litter you choose, odor control is never an issue.


MultiCat Litter Box

The PetSafe MultiCat Litter Box makes cleaning after multiple cats simple and convenient. The high sides keep cat litter inside the box and the heavy-duty metal scoop quickly scoops waste to clear up the big messes. The covered waste bin has separate, removable compartments for the litter scoop and waste to keep everything organized right next to the box, and the rubber seal on the lid controls odors.


Clean Cage Deodorizer Spray

Available in 16-ounce and 32-ounce sizes, Kaytee’s Clean Cage Deodorizer Spray is a non-toxic cleaner and deodorizer containing a combination of environmentally safe cleansing agents, plus refreshing odor control properties to safely clean your pet’s home and accessories. Clean cages contribute to the proper care small animals need to lead happy and healthy lives.


Low Tracking and Dust Control

More and more cat-loving consumers are looking to ditch the sweeping and clay dust. That’s why World’s Best Cat Litter created Low Tracking and Dust Control, the naturally safe choice for a clean cat, box and home. Made with larger granules of super-absorbent whole kernel corn, this multiple cat litter is tested and proven to reduce tracking and virtually eliminate dust. Finally, a safe and sustainable litter that lasts longer and stays where it should—in the box.


Biokleen Bac-Out Line

Biokleen’s Back-Out Pet line includes Biokleen Bac-Out Pet Stain & Odor Remover, specially formulated to use on deep carpet stains and used as a soak for stubborn odors; Biokleen Bac-Out Pet Stain & Odor Remover with Foamer, uses the same formulation as the Bac-Out Pet Stain & Odor Remover, and it comes with a foaming sprayer to remove surface-level stains; and Biokleen Bac-Out Pet – Pet Bed & Fabric Refresher, the enzyme formula works to eliminate smells on pet beds, couches and other fabric surfaces pets like to lay on.


Bona Pet System 

The Bona Pet System is a collection of floor cleaners and sustainably designed tools for homes with pets, offering the most effective clean against pet accidents, odors and hair. It includes a hydrogen peroxide formula for dogs, probiotic cleaner for cats and premium microfiber mop with two pads – one for deep cleaning pet messes and one built with electrostatic action to attract fur and dander. 


The PooVault 

The PooVault is a holder for smelly dog poop bags that hold in smell and can be attached to leashes, belts or pockets for a hands-free experience. It’s made of recyclable materials and has a volume of 13.5 ounces. 


Purell Multi Surface Disinfectant Spray 

This revolutionary alcohol-based spray kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria in 30 seconds. It works as effectively as bleach but without harsh chemicals, making it worry-free to use around children, pets and food on a variety of surfaces such as pet bowls, stuffed animals, toys and the litter box area.   



Rufus & Coco Wee Kitty

Rufus & Coco Wee Kitty Eco Plant Clumping Litter is the litter that doesn’t litter. This fast-clumping litter eliminates litter box odors quickly and effectively. The litter features low-tracking soft pellets. It is made from natural wheat and soy fibers, making it vegan, biodegradable and Earth-friendly. It’s also flushable and septic safe. 



OdorLock Litter

OdorLock mineral litter by Intersand is produced from high-quality clay that is 100 percent pure and natural, ultra-absorbent and offers extra-hard clumping for maximum efficiency without compromise. Its optimal odor control lasts for more than 40 days, and it is dust-free for healthy, quick and easy cleaning (even in a multi-cat environment). OdorLock litter neutralizes ammonia formation for unparalleled control of urine and feces odors. OdorLock is currently accepting wholesale orders from independent and pet specialty stores nationwide.  


EasyClean Multi-Cat Litter

For those EasyClean customers that have more than one cat in their home, we have developed the EasyClean Multi-Cat formula. This high absorption litter also has Bioactive Odor Control Technology.  Consumers will enjoy the excellent odor control and clump strength in our EasyClean Multi-Cat formula litter. It’s available in 20-pound and 40-pound polybag bags. 


Nature’s Miracle Household Disinfectants 

Nature’s Miracle Advanced Platinum Stain & Odor Remover & Virus Disinfectant cleans pet messes while it disinfects with an antibacterial formula that kills harmful dog and cat viruses. And the powerful new Nature’s Miracle Brand for Life’s Messes All-Purpose Cleaner destroys 99.9 percent of bacteria, including E. coli and Salmonella, on high-touch surfaces like countertops, doorknobs, faucets and play structures. 



Oxyfresh Cage Cleaner 

Oxyfresh’s Cage Cleaner is ideal for cleaning kennels and cages for small animals such as birds, gerbils and mice. Like all products at Oxyfresh, Cage Cleaner is made in the U.S.A. It is cruelty-free, non-toxic, safe, gentle and effective. The cleaner will not disrupt a pet’s immune system. 



Multi-Cat Plus

Sustainably Yours’ Multi-Cat Plus features a special corn-cassava blend that goes through an extra processing step for performance that’s unsurpassed. Plus, it has more cassava for improved clumping and odor control – a must for litter boxes that are frequently used. In addition to being chemical and fragrance free, it’s made in a proprietary way that virtually eliminates dust. 



ökocat Plant-Based Litter

ökocat is the next generation of natural cat litter made in the U.S. from sustainably sourced, responsibly rescued natural wood and plant fiber, without harmful chemicals, fragrance, dyes or GMOs. ökocat provides outstanding odor control, easy-clean clumping and is 99 percent dust free to provide a cleaner, healthier litter choice for the home. 


Alpha Paw

Alpha Paw is a pet wellness company that creates high-quality pet lifestyle products including Genius Litter for cats, breed-specific vitality dog food and cozy calming beds to keep your pet stress-free. Knowing that every breed has unique needs, Alpha Paw works with a team of experts to develop products created to give your pet a happier and healthy life. 


Naturally Fresh Cat Litter

Naturally Fresh’s multi-cat formula neutralizes all odors—perfect for households with multiple cats. It’s fragrance-free, eliminates urine and fecal odors and it creates tight clumps quickly, making scooping a breeze. As with all Naturally Fresh products, the formula absorbs three times better than clay litter, is low-tracking, free of silica dust and is biodegradable. Made with a proprietary blend of the fibrous materials found only in walnut shells, which have a natural ability to control ammonia odor. 


Neon Litter  

Neon Litter from Ultra Pet features absorbent micro-sized crystals that are soft on paws. The clumping litter comes in five colors (pink, green, orange, purple and blue), is dust-free and offers amazing odor control. It’s also 70 percent lighter than clay litter. 


Skoon Cat Litter

Skoon makes non-clumping litter “purr-fectly designed” for feline odor control and super easy maintenance for human convenience. Skoon Cat Litter is made of diatom pebbles, which are the fossilized remains of algae. They act as microscopic sponges which make them so absorbent that they can actually hold their own weight in liquid. 


Fresh Step Clean Paws

Fresh Step Clean Paws is Fresh Step’s first low-tracking litter designed to stay in the box. Created with your cat’s health and happiness in mind, Clean Paws is a special blend of larger particles formulated to stick less to your cat’s fur and paws (and stay off your floors!). Clean Paws also contains increased odor-fighting protection with the power of Febreze that leaves behind a fresh clean scent, backed by a 10-day odor control guarantee. 


Cedarific Soft Cat Litter

Cedarific is a 100 percent all-natural cat litter. It is made from natural wood fibers, simply meaning that the product is dust-free, lightweight and soft to the touch, so it won’t scratch your floors. This biodegradable cat litter will keep cats and their owners happy thanks to the natural cedar scent that provides superior odor control. 


Messy Cats Silicone Litter Mat

Soft silicone spikes graduate from long to short to trap the grit while being gentle on messy cats’ sensitive paws. The easy-to-clean silicone material keeps it from sliding around and creating further mess. The unique silicone material naturally attracts dust, and the universal design accommodates various litter box styles.