Environmentally Responsible Pest Control
The Modern team is committed to protecting the beautiful environments in which we live. We take this very seriously and believe protection of the earth’s environment is essential to protecting the health and property of our clients.
We use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) technologies and philosophies and employ IPM practices in all operating activities. We evaluate the true extent of all pest infestations for our clients and customize treatment plans to solve your pest problems. Through comprehensive inspections and detailed communication we are able to reduce and in many cases completely eliminate the need for pesticides.
In an constant effort to protect the earth’s natural resources, and to minimize environmental damages, Modern always manages, minimizes and eliminates, whenever possible, the use of hazardous materials. Using state of the art Eco-Friendly products which contain recycled materials; Modern reduces risks to the environment by selecting materials that cause the least amount of harm to the environment during both usage and disposal.
Modern Pest focuses on the relationship between pest control and the environment and is a member of the EPA’s Pesticide Stewardship Program for reducing the risks associated with pesticide usage. Understanding the importance of Integrated Pest Management helps clients understand its benefits. As environmental sustainability becomes more of a worldwide priority, Modern Pest will continue to stress the importance of utilizing pest control methods that are both effective and environmentally responsible.
Modern also ensures the health and direct safety of our team members by promoting safe work practices, reducing exposure, using safe technologies, and implementing effective emergency preparedness programs. In addition to health and safety, team members are trained in a variety of ways through our environmental safety training programs to make smart work and practice decisions to support of these principles.
What this means for you:
Modern’s goal is to solve your pest problem while minimizing the amount of materials placed in and around your home.
Integrated pest management:
We evaluate the true extent of the infestation and customize a treatment plan for your specific needs. Random application of materials is avoided.
We place Modern Monitors in pest prone locations throughout your home to help pinpoint the “hot spots” of pest activity. (as shown to right)
Careful targeted application:
We emphasize thorough inspections, since a responsible pest management program can’t be developed without determining exactly what and where the pest problem is.
We apply a protective barrier to the outside of your home to keep out pest invaders. And our Pest Management Inspection Report helps you protect your home by pointing out any conditions that could lead to infestation.
Environmental Protection Agency Stewardship Program
Modern is recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency as a Pesticide Environmental Steward under the EPA’s Environmental Stewardship Program.
Modern’s pest management programs utilize least toxic, lowest risk products as part of an integrated pest management program. Modern also provides a National Organics compliant pest management program for any ECOCARE commercial clients with an interest in organic pest management.
ECOCARE Organic Programs
Modern Pest Service’s ECOCARE Organic Program strictly adheres to OFPA and NOP regulations. Modern’s ECOCARE Organic service program provides producers, handlers, processors and retailers with an effective pest management program which meets or exceeds the requirements of the National Organics Program. We work closely with our clients and certifying agents to ensure our individually designed Integrated Pest Management programs are in complete compliance with the latest NOP standards and guidelines.
More information about our ECOCARE organic program
Modern uses a complete line of Eco-friendly products for both residential and commercial services. Most of the products used in our programs are created with botanical oils gathered from plants. Unlike many synthetic chemicals, the plant oil blends used as active ingredients in Moderns products won‘t buildup in the environment. Eco-friendly and composed of natural ingredients, these compounds are biodegradable and help maintain a sustainable and healthy environment. Additionally, Modern’s Eco-friendly products have no adverse impact on birds or fish and will not contaminate water sources. These specifically formulated, patented blends of plant oils only harm insects and have no adverse effects on people, pets or the environment!