PUBLISHED ON December 20th, 2010
Eden Advanced Pest Technologies has been accepted into Bronze level membership of the EPA’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP). The PESP is a voluntary program that forms partnerships with pesticide users to reduce the potential health and environmental risks associated with pesticide use and implement pollution prevention strategies.
As a Bronze member, Eden Advanced Pest Technologies is required to maintain an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy and report annually on progress and demonstrate measurable improvement, appoint an IPM leader, and remain free of pesticide regulatory violations for two years. If the organization maintains this good standing for one year, they are eligible to apply for Silver PESP membership.
“At Eden Advanced Pest Technologies, we firmly believe that we are protectors of public health and property. We take very seriously our role as environmental stewards and seek to find ways to perform the highest level of pest management/prevention using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods,” said Cody Pace, A.C.E. / IPM Consultant of Eden Advanced Pest Technologies. “We understand and appreciate the important role that pesticides play in allowing us to accomplish our mandate of protecting public health and property.”
According to Pace, the company’s vision for its pesticide risk reduction program includes:
Established in 1994, the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) is an EPA partnership program that works with the nation’s pesticide-user community to promote Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices. PESP is guided by the principle that partnership programs complement the standards and decisions established by regulatory and registration actions.
Eden Advanced Pest Technologies is a family owned and operated Integrated Pest Management company, serving Western Washington and Oregon with sustainable pest control solutions since 1986. To learn more contact us today.