The provincial government is looking at potentially banning the sale and use of chemicals to maintain the appearance of lawns and gardens and one of our Fruit Share volunteers has been involved in gathering support for such a ban. Because we know many of our volunteers and homeowners feel the same way, we wanted to share some more information with you on the subject. Here is some background information on the ban:
Pesticides are seriously harmful to our heath, to our children, to our pets, and to our environment. There are many natural and safe alternatives for dealing with weeds in lawns and gardens.
Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Manitoba supports legislation that: