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No pesticides equals bigger budgets

August 11, 2009  By  Mike Jiggens

The parks coordinator for the Town of Ajax, Ont. says the recently-imposed ban on cosmetic pest control products in the province will result in an increase in the municipal budget so that many weeds can be pulled by hand. Tim Murphy said the use of alternative products is resulting in only about a 50 per cent kill rate. FULL STORY

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