Aug
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Are Ants Thriving on Your Trash Cans? Especially during the summer months, those trash containers that you wheel to the curbside each week may attract some unwanted pests such as ants, which can be a particularly difficult problem. The small black Argentine ants that are most common in California are sometimes hard to get rid of. Like most other ant species, they nest underground and are attracted to sweet food. If you find just a few ants crawling on the trash can, in no time, these scouts
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Sep
27

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Biodegradable Does Not Mean Environmentally FriendlyThere is a misconception about biodegradable soap. Many people with good intentions use biodegradable soap to clean their garbage cans and thinking that it is environmentally friendly, will allow the waste water to flow freely down the gutter. Biodegradable soaps should be used over other soaps; but they still need to be used at least 200 feet from any water source, including our storm drains. Using a biodegradable soap doesn’t reduce its immediate environmental impact, it just means that the
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Sep
6

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Help Save California’s Water NowCalifornia, it’s time to adopt a new habit.  One of our most important resources is in trouble, and we need to do everything we can to protect it today and into the future. Our state is facing severe water challenges, and many communities and ecosystems are suffering as a result. Environmental problems, the pressures of a growing population and the effects of climate change are making it extremely difficult to keep water flowing reliably to our economy, our environment,
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Nov
13

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TRASH BINS: IMPACTING OUR ENVIRONMENTWe Americans put everything in our trash bins, from food waste to fecal contaminated matter. The introduction of the trash bin has definitely made trash storage and disposal easier, but it has become the most unhygienic item in the home and workplace. Even after the trash bin is emptied, harmful bacteria, viruses and food related molds are left behind. In addition to an offensive odor, a dirty bin attracts unwanted pests and is a breeding ground for insects such as
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