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How can we control pests without Pesticides?

Use integrated pest management to control pests. This safe and simple approach offers alternatives to using toxic chemicals to control pests. When used in combination, simple steps like cleaning up, sealing cracks and entryways, and cutting off food and water to pests can be highly effective. You can even ask your pest control professional to take this approach before resorting to toxic chemicals. Beyondpesticides.org can help you locate a pest control professional who practices IPM. They also have an extensive list of exactly what to do to address a wide variety of pests.

The New Jersey Environmental Federation and Clean Water Fund has an informative brochure than can also help you control pests without pesticides.

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