Controlling ants the healthy way

To help control ants inside, wipe them up, along with their chemical trails, with an all-purpose cleaner, and fill tiny gaps, cracks and holes with caulk to make their entry difficult. (UC ANR) DAVIS, Calif. — Spotting ants in the home or yard is no reason to reach for insecticide sprays or call an exterminator. […]

Slow legislation: Flushable wipes become an issue in court and in law

Massive buildups of wipes and hygiene products congealed with greases and oils can cause significant damage to sewer systems and recently prompted the Public Works Commissioner in southeast Michigan’s Macomb County to file a suit in circuit court against nine different manufacturers of so-called flushable wipes. Read the full story by Great Lakes Now.