How to Handle Pet Waste By Rachel Thompson 1/12/2017 Many Community Associations struggle to keep their walkways and common areas clear of pet waste. Here are some tips to help your board keep this issue at bay. Set up signs reminding everyone to clean up after their pets. There are many types of signs, and most are relatively inexpensive! Create a formal policy for your community association regarding pet waste. This should be distributed to all members so everyone is aware of the official expectations. Make it easy for people to clean up after their animals by providing waste bags and trash receptacles. Get a quote from a professional cleaning service - they can be especially useful if the waste is from animals without owners - like geese! Thanks for reading!