DIY Tutorial on How to Make Your Own Dog Waste Digester System

Submitted by Pen_ning on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:54
DIY Tutorial on How to Make Your Own Dog Waste Digester System

Having your own dog waste digester system to keep environment free from any parasites is a normal thing to do. Of course, you wouldn’t risk yourself the chance of getting away from any illnesses which can be caused by your beloved buddy’s poo. While there might be a lot of easier options to choose, like you opt to buy a digester bin from a store, this tutorial is also recommended for you to try. If you wonder why then it is because why not when you have the time and the energy to do it.


  1. Preparing

The preparation in making this dog waste digester system will include a gallon barrel, knife, pliers, a drill, and a jigsaw. There is no requirement for which gallon barrel is suitable to use, but keep in mind to use one which is recyclable. There is like a variety of recyclable plastic so choose one of them to keep the environment healthy. For example, if you have trouble in deciding which one, you can opt to use an HDPE gallon barrel as the main base of this digester bin.


  1. Making

Now is the time for you to make the whole dog waste digester system. First thing first, you might want to cut the barrel in half so that it will ease you to bury it later. Let’s keep it as efficient as possible. But if you prefer the digester bin to be deep and incredibly spacious then you can opt to not cutting the barrel in half. After you cut the barrel, now you can mark the door of the bin at the bottom of the barrel. By using a knife, you can start to trace the shape of the door before you use a jigsaw to make the hole. After a hole is made, you can clean the rough edges of both the hole and the door.


  1. Finishing

In finishing step to make dog waste containment system, start to attach the door hardware to make the digester bin to fully function. Using drill, make couples of small holes on the side of big hole. These small holes are for you to attach hinges, door clasp, and plates. While the two former things are for the door to function, the latter is for the door to not falling inward. Once the hardware all is neatly attached and fully functioning, you can bury the dog waste digester system up to its lid.