Keeping my town pesticide-free
So, your council has voted to go pesticide-free, congratulations! All that hard work has finally paid off! However, while many councils have good intentions when they vote on a pesticide ban or phase-out, it can sometimes take more effort to make them stick to their word.
Planning, budgeting and hard work now needs to be done by the council in order to make a phase-out or ban truly viable. A council may vote in favour of a motion to ban/phase out pesticides, but back-track at a later date or even in some cases fail to take any action at all!
Here’s what you can do to make sure that your council follows through: