Waste, Pests & Pesticides Reduction

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Garbage, Pests and Pesticides Campaign 

WE ACT’s Northern Manhattan Garbage, Pests and Pesticides Campaign is using collaborative problem solving techniques to address the problems of inappropriate garbage disposal and rampant rodent and roach infestation in Northern Manhattan, and working to bring about a transition from current pesticide use to safer alternatives in order to reduce negative health impacts from pests and pesticide application in this community. 


Northern Manhattan CARE Collaborative 

WE ACT’s Northern Manhattan Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Collaborative is a broad-based partnership of stakeholders in Northern Manhattan working to identify toxic exposures in this community across all media, and working to set priorities and develop strategies for risk reduction.