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Sunday, 29 September 2013
Save the Bees! Let Home Hardware and Lowe's Know You Won't Take it Anymore!
Home Depot and Lowe’s still haven’t committed to stop selling the pesticides that are killing the bees -- and now it’s time to up the pressure.
A new report by our allies at Friends of the Earth reveals that more than half of the “bee-friendly” home garden plants sold at stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s actually contain bee-killing pesticides called neonics -- with no warning to consumers!
Nearly 125,000 of us have asked Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling pre-poisoned plants and bee-killing pesticides. But so far, neither company has responded. Now, we need to up the buzz to protect the bees. PLT photo
Can you take a moment to spread this message on Home Depot's Facebook page and Lowe’s Facebook page?
Home Depot/Lowe’s: Stop selling bee-killing pesticides and pre-poisoned bee-friendly plants! sumofus.org/neonics
Home Depot and Lowe’s don’t even warn consumers that their “bee-friendly” plants are plastered in the pesticides implicated in the global bee die-off -- meaning that these killers may be lurking in our own backyards. Top retailers in Europe stopped selling these poisons even ahead of a continent-wide ban -- now it’s time for North American companies to stop selling these products.
Angus, Paul, and the team at SumOfUs.org
New Report: Gardeners Beware: Bee-Toxic Pesticides Found in "Bee-Friendly" Plants Sold at Garden Centers Nationwide, Friends of the Earth, August 2013.