Learn about pesticide safety, including insect repellents, homemade pesticides, pesticide spray drift, lawn pesticides and food safety.
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Explore pesticide use and safety. Learn about side effects, problem reporting, homemade pesticides and risks to buying on-line and to vulnerable groups like children.
Know about the laws for pesticide use on lawns in your city or province. Also access tips on how to get a healthy lawn without pesticides.
Understand the health and environmental risks of preparing, storing and using homemade pesticides. Also learn safety tips and ways to reduce your need to use pesticides.
Discover the health risks of insect bites, ways to protect yourself and how to choose the right repellent.
Get tips on how to reduce spray drift when using pesticides. Also learn how to protect yourself from spray drift near your home.
Find out how Canada sets pesticide residue limits on food and encourages other ways to control pests.
Learn environmentally friendly ways of maintaining your lawn and reducing pesticide use.
Find safety tips to help you buy, use, store and dispose of pesticides properly.
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