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ATCO travels 2,500 miles to combat bedbugs

ATCO travels to the East Coast to eliminate bedbug infestation   Bedbugs are a growing problem in the United States and it is getting worse daily. It seems that almost no one is exempt from potential infestations of these nuisance pests.  Now our bedbug crew has...

Ticks & fleas increase; 2018 Summer

Ticks and Fleas predicted to be big problem this Summer Ticks and fleas can ruin summer fun in a hurry! We all look forward to the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area summers. Lazy days at the beach, wine tours in the Sonoma and Napa Counties. Perhaps hikes along the...

More About the Pesticide Reduction Coalition

Last month, I introduced the Pesticide Reduction Coalition and detailed ATCO’s supportive role. This time, I’d like to share a bit more about the first initiative. To Review For those of you who may not have caught the last post, The Marin County Board of Supervisors,...

Introducing the Pesticide Reduction Coalition

Pesticides and Us Pesticides have, for many years, been a mixed blessing. When DDT was first developed, it seemed to be the answer to the spread of malaria and other dangerous diseases. But over time, harmful impact on the environment, particularly birds, led...

News and Insights from the 2016 Bed Bug Summit

News and Insights from the 2016 Bed Bug Summit Bed bugs have plagued humans for literally millions of years. Now, every two years, the pest management industry holds an event focused on the current status of bed bug infestation and the emerging science and methodology...

How To Avoid Bed Bugs During Holiday Travels

The holidays are nearly upon us, and we are coming into winter when travel increases. Whether that means heading for relatives for a holiday gathering and feast, escaping the clutches of winter or heading to the slopes, lots of people are on the move at this time of...