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Re: P2 and pesticides/vector control (for health departments)

When mixing any chemicals with water, always use some of the water to rinse
the containers (and lids) several times, so that the containers are less
contaminated with the chemicals.  More small rinses are more effective than
fewer large rinses.


Ralph E. Cooper, Ph.D., J.D.
14139 Woodstream
San Antonio, TX 78231
210-479-5490 (4)

-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce Suits <Bruce.Suits@cinems.rcc.org>
To: p2tech@great-lakes.net <p2tech@great-lakes.net>
Date: Monday, August 02, 1999 4:31 PM
Subject: P2 and pesticides/vector control (for health departments)

>I'm preparing to share some information on pollution prevention
>techniques, strategies and ideas in relation to vector control (rats,
>mice, roaches, mosquitoes, etc., for local/county health departments'
>directors and others, and I realize I don't know all that much,
>notwithstanding good housekeeping, stoppage, removal of habitat,
>food sources, etc.
>Anyone have experience, expertise, case studies, examples, general
>knowledge, or details on P2 tools, alternatives etc. for pesticides
>and vector control?
>Sorry, but I just got this assignment and I need some VERY quick help
>no later than the end of this week.  I will appreciate anything you
>have to share.
>J. Bruce Suits
>Pollution Prevention Manager
>City of Cincinnati
>Office of Environmental Management
>Two Centennial Plaza
>805 Central Avenue, Suite 610
>Cincinnati, OH  45202-1947
>Phone:     513/352-6270
>FAX:       513/352-4970
>email:     bruce.suits@cinems.rcc.org

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