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Industry set for World Pest Day 2020
Industry set for World Pest Day 2020
World Pest Day, a multinational event created to raise the status of the pest management industry worldwide, take place tomorrow (Saturday, June 6).
Lab closure halts rodenticide resistance testing
Lab closure halts rodenticide resistance testing
Testing for rodenticide resistance in rats and mice has been suspended due to the COVID-19-related closure of the laboratory where DNA analysis was being done.
Man fined £400 for leaving rubbish bags next to recycling bin
Man fined £400 for leaving rubbish bags next to recycling bin
Leaving bags of recycling next to a collection bin, rather than putting them in it, has resulted in a Wiltshire man being fined £400.
BPCA to host wasps, hornets and bees webinar
BPCA to host wasps, hornets and bees webinar
The British Pest Control Association has announced that its next free webinar on Tuesday, June 16, will look at the biology, behaviour and control of wasps, hornets and bees.
CIEH calls on government to stand firm on two-metre social distancing
CIEH calls on government to stand firm on two-metre social distancing
As businesses start to reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has urged the Government to maintain the two-metre rule on social distancing.
Residential rodent enquiries surge 45% over lockdown period, says Rentokil
Residential rodent enquiries surge 45% over lockdown period, says Rentokil
Rentokil has warned the rise in residential enquiries could be the tip of the iceberg with many commercial facilities currently unoccupied and that some rodent activity may go undetected.
CPD assignment on behavioural resistance launched by the BPCA
CPD assignment on behavioural resistance launched by the BPCA
The British Pest Control Association has launched a downloadable assignment on behavioural resistance, to help pest professionals keep up with their CPD.
Are Asian tiger mosquitos headed for the UK?
Are Asian tiger mosquitos headed for the UK?
With rising temperatures across the UK signalling the beginning of summertime, there are concerns that Asian tiger mosquitos may be heading to the UK.


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