Tag: Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment


RISE holds 29th annual meeting

September 4, 2019 By
RISE held its annual conference Aug. 26-29 in Marana, Ariz., with nearly 185 manufacturers, formulators, distributors and industry leaders in attendance. Read more»
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Maryland courts upheld Montgomery County lawn pesticide ban

September 1, 2019 By
Montgomery County, Md.’s ban on the use of state-approved pesticides on private lawns was upheld by Maryland's Court of Appeals in July. Read more»

Legislative challenges, industry unity define 2019 advocacy

June 28, 2019 By
RISE's VP of public affairs, Karen Reardon, says engagement and advocacy is what makes a positive difference to the pest control industry’s reputation. Read more»
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RISE: Online social communities welcome pest management information

August 23, 2018 By
Join RISE on social media for conversations and educational activities, where you can share your pest management expertise and perspective. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Associations weigh in on the Amazon-EPA FIFRA settlement

March 23, 2018 By
In February, Amazon agreed to pay $1.2 million in administrative penalties to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to settle a case involving online sales, and the distribution of, imported pesticides not registered for sale in the United States. The... Read more»

RISE launches social media program

March 23, 2018 By
Yes or no. Now or never. This or that. For such a little word, or sets a lot of limits. But and opens a world of possibilities: Peanut butter and jelly. Rhythm and blues. Yours and mine. And turns two... Read more»
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World Trade Center 9/11 survivor shares his riveting story at RISE’s annual meeting

September 11, 2017 By
Joe Dittmar Sr., a fire-insurance industry executive, was on the highest occupied floor (105) in 2 World Trade Center (WTC) when the terrorist events of 9/11 unfolded in 2001. He shared his survival story at RISE’s recent annual meeting of... Read more»
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RISE president focuses on unity at Golf Industry Show

May 11, 2016 By
RISE President Aaron Hobbs underlines the importance of unity in preventing local threats from ballooning into national losses. “Industry unity is key — especially with our diverse membership and ever-escalating local, regional and national battles,” said Aaron Hobbs, president of... Read more»
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White House Pollinator Plan: The Industry Responds

September 7, 2015 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine asked three industry associations for their takes on the White House Pollinator Plan and its potential impact on professional pest management. Here’s what they had to say. Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials ASPCRO... Read more»