Manage Bed Bugs Without Pesticides

Poster: For Property ManagersBed bug poster for property managers

Property Managers can encourage renters to report bed bugs immediately and avoid using total release foggers (or "bug bombs") with this poster.
Download the 11 x 17 poster, print it, and write in your phone number.

Local Hazardous Waste Management of King County has helped us translate the poster into 8 additional languages, with their contact information listed for help!
Get the poster as a PDF in:
Amharic, Burmese, Chinese, Nepali, Somali, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Guide: How Can Local Governments Deal With Bed Bugs

This 39-page document is a starter guide for municipalities that teaches the tools available for controlling bedbugs, including non-pesticidal solutions, how to get organized and how to evaluate goals. The document was created by students from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance from the University of Washington as a collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency. NCAP provided input for the guide.

Videos: Managing Bed Bugs Without Harmful Pesticides

This short video on bed bugs discusses non-pesticidal strategies for preventing and managing bed bugs in apartment housing. It includes information about potential health risks of foggers, bug bombs, and other chemicals commonly used for bed bug treatment.
Grant Walter from Housing Authority of Portland (HAP) explains the basics of conducting a bed bug inspection.
This video explains how to make a simple trap that allows you to monitor for bed bugs.
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  • Ncap Staff
    published this page in Common Pests 2021-05-12 07:29:32 -0700