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Giving Organics the Old College Try

Spurred by the success of pilot projects at Bowdoin College in Maine and Harvard University in Massachusetts, several other college campuses across the nation have turned aside chemicals on their malls and promenades in favor of a more natural approach. In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, Virginia Smith chats with a groundskeeper who is delighted to have made the switch to organics: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/virginia_smith/20111021_Organic__The_old_college_try.html
. “To me, this is not just about the ecological value of what I’m doing,” says Nicole Selby. “It’s about people being able to touch the grass.”

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Paul Tukey

An international leader of the green movement, Mr. Tukey is a journalist, author, filmmaker, TV host, activist and award-winning public speaker, who is widely recognized as North America's leading advocate for landscape sustainability and toxic pesticide reduction strategies.

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