Why Is Green Pest Control Safer?

Why Is Green Pest Control Safer?

We humans share the planet with a lot of other species, and like them, our health depends on the quality of our natural environment. But when human habitats overlap with those of pest species, we often find ourselves fighting the battle with dangerous chemicals and heavy-handed methods. Thankfully, pest control technology has advanced beyond the […]

What is IPM (Integrated Pest Management)?

What is IPM (Integrated Pest Management)?

When scientists invented DDT in the 1940s, it was a game changer in the battle against malaria. Our newfound chemical weaponry was so effective that we started spraying entire neighborhoods with it, filling yards and playgrounds with wispy, white fog that dropped bad bugs in their tracks. By the 1970s, many insects had evolved DDT […]

Are Green Pesticides Effective?

Although you may have heard people use the terms “green pest control” and “green pesticide” interchangeably, they don’t mean the same thing. The term green pesticide generally refers to organic pesticides—non-synthetic chemicals designed for use on food crops. But the term green pest control refers to a system of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices that may include […]