First Home Depot required nurseries to label plants treated with neonicotinoid pesticides, and now Lowe's has made a commitment to phasing out sales of products that contain them.
According to Lowe’s 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Lowe’s is committed to regularly reviewing the products and information they offer customers and they’re taking the following actions to support pollinator health:
Thanks to Friends of the Earth U.S., the Center for Food Safety, and all the individuals that sent emails, posted on social media, and rallied in front of Lowe's stores.
Header photo by: Nancy Lee Adamson
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