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EPA allows pesticides to be registered as long as there is no "unreasonable risk to humans or the environment" the key word being "unreasonable". EPA-registered pesticides can still pollute our air, soil and water, harm wildlife and our pets, increase the risk for serious health problems in humans, and lead to pesticide-resistant pests.

There are, however, many effective, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly pest control options that can be used in our homes, gardens and lawns.



Institute of Pest Management Why Convert To Integrated Pest Management (IPM)? Because Pesticide Poisons are an Unnecessary Liability!

Are you aware that the current volatile, synthetic pesticide poisons (such as the newest termiticides that replaced chlordane & heptachlor) are less persistent and less reliable than their predecessors, even though they are more expensive? This results in added expenses for return call-back visits and repeated applications of deadly pesticides that risk not only the homeowners health but also the operators.

Pesticide Education Center Founded in 1988 by Dr. Marion Moses to educate workers and the public about the hazards of pesticides to human health and the environment. Publishes the highly recommended book Designer Poisons: How to Protect Your Health and Home From Toxic Pesticides

Bio-Integral Resource Center (BIRC) The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialists providing practical information and publications on least-toxic methods for managing pests including fungicide and fertilizer reduction on golf courses

Integrated Pest Management - CDC To control pests and minimize the use of pesticides, it is necessary to employ a comprehensive program approach to pest management that integrates housekeeping, maintenance, and pest control services.

Integrated Pest Management from the New York State Department of Law. IPM is a holistic approach to pest control, not an alternative pest control method. It employs a variety of methods, and minimizes the potential for adverse effects on health and the environment.

New York Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides Learn about safer pest control. You can control insects, weeds and other pests safely and successfully without risky chemical pesticides.

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP) Pesticide-free solutions for ants, fleas, moles, poison oak, rose diseases and mosquitoes. Many more.

Beyond Pesticides: Least Toxic Control of Pests In the Home and Garden Factsheets on carpenter ants, roaches, lawn pests, pantry moths and many more. Download the publications Pesticides and You.

Home Brewed Pest Control Non-toxic pesticide sprays that can be made from ingredients readily available in the home.

Guide to Less Toxic Products Everyday, most North Americans use beauty and cleaning products which contain hazardous ingredients. How can you find the products which are least toxic, among the thousands of products on store shelves?

The grass can be greener on your side of the fence Whether it's keeping your lawn from turning into a meadow, or protecting your home and garden from insects, be aware that some techniques are easier on the environment than others.


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