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The use of pesticides is subject to increasing regulation in Canada because of the associated health risks. For the latest information: talk to a horticulturalist in person. You can also find information by referring to RONA’s pesticide policy.
Being ecologically responsible is often easier and more practical than you may think. Composting, for example, is not only easy to do; it creates excellent fertilizer for your garden. With factory-made composters, you’ll never have odour problems and your garbage will be reduced by about 30%.
A residential system that recycles greywater (water from showers, baths and sinks) or harvests rainwater can lead to water savings of about 146,000 liters a year for a 4-member family that uses appliances regularly.
Transforming organic matter into compost can reduce the volume of domestic waste by over 30% and also cut down on GHG emissions related to the transportation and landfill of organic waste.