Schools

Iowa schools are reducing pesticide use.

Early childhood development is the foundation of education.  A healthy school environment is essential to child development, and lawn pesticides pose an unacceptable health risks to children.   

 

  • Iowa City Community School District has committed to manage 20 school yards and other areas totaling 190 acres without use of turf pesticides.

Some Iowa school districts are leading the way and are managing their general turf areas without lawn pesticides.  In the process they are saving costs while creating a healthy school environment.

Look who is leading…

  • Waverly-Shellrock Community Schools (5 schools)
  • Iowa City Community School District (26 schools)
  • Hamburg School District (2 schools)

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