Environmental Pollutants

Healthy Natural Lawns

What's good for your lawn, is good for you.

You can have a beautiful, healthy lawn without pesticides by practising natural lawn care. If haven't already been practicing natural lawn care, here are 10 tips to get you started.

Health Effects

The page provides the information of the use pesticides and their health issues such as reproductive effects, brain and nervous sytem effects, and cancer.

Indoor use

Pesticides are sometimes used indoors and they have been linked to several health issues. So inside or outside, choosing to be pesticide free is good for you and your family.

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Dispose of leftover pesticides safely.
Unused pesticides should not be thrown out with regular garbage. Take them to your local Community Environment Day (runs April 4th to July 4th) or one of the City's
Household Hazardous Waste Depots. Make sure to note the hours and days that the depots accept "household hazardous waste," which includes pesticides.

Calendar of natural lawn and garden care
In a pesticide-free lawn or garden, timing is everything. Learn natural tips for every season.