Pet waste is an example of a little problem that adds up to a big problem when seen as a whole. Pet Waste that enters waterways adds nutrients and presents a human health hazard.
Dispose of pet waste by flushing it down the toilet, burying it in the yard, or wrapping it carefully and putting it in the trash. Do not use pet waste as a fertilizer for vegetable gardens. If you let it decompose in your yard make sure it does not get washed away and keep children away from it.
If you are a pet owner and take your pet to public places, take along something to use to clean up after your pet. Many localities have laws mandating this practice.