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EPA Healthy Schools Newsletter Debut

Howdy everyone, Region 6 EPA sent out a Healthy Home and Schools newsletter.¬† It’s four pages of useful information¬†June 2020 Healthy Schools CF Topics include: notes for nurses, information for custodians, Sunwise information to protect everyone during summer, plus ways to stay safe at home with simple tips to keep the house healthy too. While I have your attention, let me introduce you to the newest page on the school IPM website – Recorded Webinar Events on this page are several recordings of webinar events that you can… Read More →

School Pest News, Volume 13, Issue 5, May 2014

SUMMERTIME MEANS DEEP CLEANING; WHY GO GREEN? Deborah J. Young, Ph.D., Colorado Center for Integrated Pest Management The Healthy Schools Campaign, a project that started in Illinois has done extensive research on the benefits of green cleaning for schools. Why go green? 1. Green Cleaning Helps Students Stay Healthy and Learn: EPA estimates that children miss more than 14 million school days each year due to asthma exacerbated by poor indoor air quality. Green cleaning can help reduce the environmental hazards produced from certain chemical combinations. 2. Green… Read More →