Pesticide Education Blog And News
EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents
July 17, 2014WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today unveiled a new graphic that will be available to appear on insect repellent product labels. The graphic will show consumers how many hours a product will repel mosquitoes and/or ticks when used as directed. “We are working to create a system that does for bug repellents what SPF labeling did for sunscreens,” said Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
Plastic Pesticide Container Recycling Program
June 23, 2014The Plastic Pesticide Container Recycling (PPCR) program is available to commercial pesticide applicators across Pennsylvania. The voluntary program offers applicators a free, easy, and responsible way to dispose of clean, empty containers. In 2013, the PPCR collected over 125,000 pounds of reusable agricultural plastics. Last year the program celebrated its 20 year anniversary, collecting nearly 2 million pounds of plastic since its inception.
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June 23, 2014Follow these easy steps and be a registered user on PaPlants now!