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17 April

Earth Day 2017 on Long Island

At Suburban Exterminating, we celebrate Earth Day every day. We practice integrated pest management to keep pests from entering our customer’s homes.   Green products are always available to our customers.  In addition, we contribute to Long Island’s beauty by helping to keep many miles of roads and highways clean.  And we’re choosing to use fuel efficient vehicles.

Our training and certification includes Green Shield and Green Associate. Green Shield certified companies look to solve the underlying cause of pest problems, providing lasting pest control. This approach has proven effectiveness while reducing pesticides. The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Suburban Exterminating with the Green Associate certification.  The Green Associate certificate is awarded only after strenuous course work and in depth testing. Suburban Exterminating is kept up-to-date on green technology for a changing environment.

We are also part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s PESP program. As Bronze members, we affirm that environmental stewardship is an integral part of our approach to pest management.

Earth Day Events Around Long Island

There are many ways to participate in Earth Day 2017. Below is a small list of the events happening around Long Island.

Stony Brook has many lectures and other Earth Day events happening all week. http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/earthstock/

Celebrate the earth by visiting the varied habitats of the William Floyd Estate. Walk through fields and forests to the vast salt marshes of the Great South Bay and discover different plants and animals along the way. Roundtrip walk is 3 miles. https://www.nps.gov/fiis/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=44FB1DC9-1DD8-B71B-0B8150106CE11135

You can interact with insects April 22 3:30 at Long Island Aquarium http://www.longislandaquarium.com/indoor-exhibit/li-exhibition-center-insect-preservatory/

Bay Clean-up Happening on April 22. Meet at 906 Dune Road at 10:00am. The clean-up will start at Cupsogue Beach and end at Pikes Beach. Light refreshments will be served. Please email morichesbayproject@gmail.com for more information.

Most of Brookhaven Labs Earth Day Events happen on April 26. They have a week-long scavenger hunt which sound like a lot of fun and you can win prizes!  https://www.bnl.gov/earthday/

 

 

 

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