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What We Do

For the past 20 years, Midwest Pesticide Action Center has been working at the local, state, and regional levels to protect people and the environment from the dangers of pesticides through advocacy, education, and outreach. Learn more about our programs below:

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Keeping Kids Healthy

We work with school administration and parents to reduce pesticide use where our children live, learn, and play. Learn More


Maintaining Healthy Parks

We engage communities and park districts to cultivate sustainable, healthy spaces. Learn More

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Reducing Climate Impact

Grows Green educates retailers in order to help customers make climate-friendly lawn and garden choices. Learn More


Preserving Water Quality

We promote healthy lawn and landscape practices to protect water resources throughout the Midwest. Learn More


Managing Healthy Homes

We advocate for safe and healthy living spaces by educating residents and building managers on integrated pest management. Learn More


Beating Back Bed Bugs

We inform individuals and institutions on safe, effective ways to control bed bugs that minimize exposure to toxic chemicals. Learn More

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Advancing Toxic-Free Policies

We partner with governments on the local and state levels and empower the public to guard against pesticide exposure. Learn More

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Working Toward Environmental Justice

We help protect low-income and minority communities from the effects associated with disproportionate exposure to toxic chemicals. Learn More