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Ingrid Wendt

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  • endorsed 2015-07-13 14:49:18 -0700
    I’m working hard to get our townhouse complex of 89 units pesticide free (the groundskeepers use Roundup), and your site is very helpful in providing resources! Thank you for all the good work you do!

    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.

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