News : Meet a green business: Ecotech Pest Control Services LLC

Jul 7, 2014

Published on Seacoast Online

July 07, 2014 2:00 AM

Who: Ecotech Pest Control Services LLC

What: With a bachelor of science in entomology, Tom Pray, owner of Ecotech, offers more than just another pest control business. He is also a well of information about how insects think, act and thrive. Pray guides homeowners on how they can naturally prevent the threat of pests to properties, families and pets. Pray founded his business on the principle that pest control doesn't have to be an additional hazard to the environment. To avoid these risks, Pray uses his education to find the best solution for a property using environmentally friendly treatments and integrated pest management, which looks at the life cycle and habits of each pest and how to best disrupt them. He also installs environmentally friendly long-term treatment systems, such as tick boxes that don't require spraying a yard or garden.

Where: P.O. Box 54, Eliot, Maine.

Web: www.ecotechpc.net.

What makes it green:

  • Built business on a foundation of efficiency and environmental awareness.
  • Integrated pest management treats pests with half the applications.
  • Uses tick boxes, a low-impact, earth-friendly alternative to treating property.
  • Treatment sprays that are plant-based and 100 percent biodegradable.
  • Educates homeowners on natural methods of prevention that don't require chemical use.

All Green Alliance businesses are green certified. Read Ecotech's full certification documents and learn more about its sustainability initiatives and those of more than 100 other local green businesses at www.greenalliance.biz.

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