GO GREEN MONTHLY NEWSLETTER!
EPA News You Can Use
ENVIRO-TIP OF THE MONTH
Allow grass clippings to stay on the lawn instead of bagging them. The cut grass will decompose in a few days and return to the soil, helping your lawn stay helathy. Get more backyard composting ideas at
WHAT YOU CAN DO, WHAT YOU CAN USE
Vacation time! Learn about ways to protect yourself and your family during vacation or staycation.
-Going to the beach? States and local governments decide whether to open or close a beach. http://water.epa.gov/type/oceb/beaches/whereyoulive_state.cfm
-Going fishing? Check if there are any fish consumption advisories where you'll be fishing. http://fishadvisoryonline.epa.gov/General.aspx
DON'T GET BUGGED!
-Use insect repellents correctly. Always READ THE LABEL and follow the directions to help keep yourself, your family, and your pets safe.
-Stop mosquitos before they get started. Remove habitats where bugs breed.