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The City of Elgin expands its Pesticide Free Zone program in 2022

Northwestern Chicago Suburb commits to 11 Pesticide Free Zones. The City of Elgin has designated approximately 26.45 acres of parkland for avoiding synthetic pesticide applications. “The City of Elgin continues to look for opportunities to find areas well suited for pesticide free land management practices,” said Elgin Mayor David Kaptain. “We hope all Elgin residents

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Green Shield Certified Launches Sustainable Landscaping Standards

GSC for Landscapes expands sustainable pest control certification and evaluation services to outdoor spaces Madison, Wisconsin, May 3, 2022 – This May, the sustainable standard for premium pest protection, Green Shield Certified (GSC), will introduce GSC for Landscapes that identifies and promotes safer greenspaces for: Pollinators-Habitat destruction and overuse of pesticides has triggered an unsustainable population

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