Cleaning and Toxics
Use IPM Or Another Non Chemical Pest Management

What Is It?

Integrated Pest Management is a multi-step approach to ensure that pests–both inside and outside the building–are closely monitored for population control, as opposed to eradication. Non-chemical pest management techniques and methods are preferable and are to be used first and often. Conventional pesticides should be used only when absolutely necessary.


The multi-part IPM strategy can reduce the use (and overuse) of pesticides, thus protecting local ecosystems and watersheds from potentially harmful chemicals and toxins.

Challenge Participants Currently Adopting This Practice

  • Beacon Capital Partners
  • Boston Properties, Inc.
  • CB Richard Elllis
  • The Chiofaro Company
  • The Colonnade Hotel
  • Dana-Farber
  • Epiphany School
  • Equity
  • Federal Reserve
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Forest City
  • Friends of Post Office Square
  • Gillette
  • Jamestown Properties
  • John Hancock/Manulife Financial
  • Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • New England Aquarium
  • Nixon Peabody
  • Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
  • Peabody Office Furniture
  • Putnam Investments
  • Save that Stuff
  • Seaport Hotel
  • Sheraton Hotel
  • Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
  • Zoo New England

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