Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Enables Sustainable Hamilton Lawn Maintenance

“The staunch support garnered by Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh reinforces the drive of several Canadian provinces to combat the use of chemicals for lawn weed control. The council is emulating Ontario, one of the first provinces to implement a province-wide ban on cosmetic pesticides. Ontario’s legislature passed the Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Act in 2009, which prohibits the use and sale of pesticides for cosmetic use, especially in professional Hamilton lawn care. Most homeowners who want their lawns and gardens to look flawless and gorgeous at all times sometimes resort to using these chemicals, which pose unnecessary risks to human health and environment.

It’s a fact that weeds are the bane of homeowners and landscape professionals alike. They often grow where the soil is moist, where there is adequate sunlight, and where the soil is rich. However, most professional Hamilton lawn maintenance technicians, like those from Green Collar Landscaping, can com


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