Eliminate Bugs at the Source

Morton, Jennie
April 2011
Buildings;Apr2011, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p44
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the implementation of a green pest management program (GPM) in buildings, which uses physical or biological methods as opposed to chemical pesticides and toxins. The sustainable process involves physical methods, using self-contained baits, using natural pesticides, and employing isolated chemicals. Scenarios where the GPM is ineffective or may pose a serious health hazard are also listed. Factors which affect the cost of GPM are mentioned, including building location and materials or methods applied.


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