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Experts Join Together to Help Homeowners Identify Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) has received national media coverage over the last year, primarily due to the destruction it causes to residential properties. Japanese Knotweed is a non-native plant to the UK which is extremely invasive and can cause severe damage to properties. Japanese knotweed is a serious problem for homeowners, landlords, developers and contractors. The plant's roots extend across a wide area and it is not uncommon for Japanese Knotweed to break through structures causing permanent damage.

Winter and the Allergic Rhinitis Cold Masquerade

LogoExposure to high levels of indoor toxic mold or black mold can lead to a multitude of illnesses or symptoms, especially in children, the elderly or those with compromised immune systems. If you, your family members or coworkers are affected by what seems like respiratory trouble in your commercial, residential or rental property, and you see something that looks like mold, you may want to have the air in that area tested. Some persons are affected by mold of low levels, some only by high levels, and some not at all. However, even for those not allergic, the mycotoxins produced by toxic mold can cause medical issues.

Avanti Signs Exclusive Representation Agreement with RedZone Robotics

LogoThe Avanti Company, a leading provider of Water Meters, Flow Meter Products and Utility Data Management Solutions has just signed an agreement with RedZone Robotics, a specialist in Wastewater Management Solutions, to serve as the company's exclusive representative in the states of Florida and Georgia.

1tucan Enlists Children in the Fight Against Climate Change in New App Bert Earth

A Pew Research poll found that 49-percent of "steadfast conservatives" doubt global warming.  Results like this lead Camila Echavarria, creative director at 1tucan.com, to use games to change minds.

Mike Newcombe Seeks Support from Kickstarter to Start Commercial Production of DirtTea

LogoThe benefits of using compost tea as soil conditioner are known to all since many years. Compost teas maximize nutrient absorption to make the plants stronger and healthier. However, this benefit is not available in any of the chemical fertilizers that are readily available in the market. Mike Newcombe has developed DirtTea, a specially conditioned soil conditioner that can provide the ultimate nutrition to all growing plants.

RJS WasteManagement Launches Awareness Campaign for Importance of Asbestos Removal

Studies conducted by the Health and Safety Executive reveal in excess of 8,000 occupational related cancer deaths each year in Great Britain with greater than half of those being attributed to past exposure to asbestos. This substance is also responsible for an estimated 600 annual deaths resulting from asbestosis. Though the use of asbestos has vastly declined since the discovery of its far reaching health risks in the early 1940's, it continues to linger in some older structures.