Sunday, June 5, 2016

What's Really in That Organic Pesticide?

Check the labels
An article came out this past week in the Willamette Week, written by a Portland exterminator. This Exterminator claimed he worked for a local pesticide company which stated on their website "Guaranteed and green. Protect your home, business, and the environment with [Green Piper] eco-friendly pest control."  While in reality, these chemicals were akin to a sort of “super Raid”.

How can I prevent this from happening to me?
Well, I am glad you asked! Thanks to Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County, Washington and Metro - there is now an iPhone app to help you out. Don't have an iPhone? The same information is available through the GrowSmartGrowSafe website.

For even more tips, tricks, and reasons to understand your impact visit our Landscape Impact website.

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