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Bev Veals

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  • endorsed 2017-11-06 13:48:26 -0800
    I am driven to help educate parents and communities in my area about becoming more sustainable as homeowners by curbing the use of toxins on our lawns and in our homes. Any information is welcome. I have restarted a group called Project SafeYard™ and hope to help communicate your message!

    Pesticide-Free Pledge


    Pesticides are agents (including insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides) that are designed to kill living organisms. But they don't just kill the "pest," they can harm other creatures too. Many common chemical pesticides are dangerous and can cause ill health effects in people, pets and wildlife when exposure occurs. Over time, repeated or severe exposures can lead to serious illnesses, cancer, and birth defects.

    Take the Pesticide-Free Pledge to keep your home, yard and garden free from toxic pesticides!

    Most issues that you encounter in your home, yard or garden can be avoided or solved using ecological alternatives. That means being pesticide-free isn't just better for the environment, it's also easy! So take the Pesticide-Free Pledge and help us reach our first goal of 5,000 pledges!

    "To help protect the environment, my health, and the health of others, I pledge to avoid using pesticides in my home, yard and garden."