Organic Pest Control: Is it Better? Healthier? More Expensive?
10 minutes to read | Updated for 2019
What’s In This Guide
Sometimes it can feel like we live in constant peril from unnatural chemicals.
For example, 45 million pounds of pesticides are used in homes and gardens every year. Confronted with this fact, many people seek out organic pesticides to avoid harming themselves or the environment. How much better or healthier a pest control method is, however, depends on how toxic it is—not on whether the source is organic or man-made.