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Pest Management Professional's "Green on Green" Columns


"Proper site assessment is both a science and an art. It’s also an enormous opportunity to earn revenue." Read Site Assessment: An Essential Element of Green (pdf)


"What do you and your staff need to know to correctly deliver green?" Read The Keys to the Emerald City (pdf)


"What's the difference between conventional pest management, integrated pest management (IPM) and green pest management (GPM) strategies?" Read On the Record: Green Pest Management - It's a Mindset and More (pdf)


"What do upselling and ad-on services have to do with green pest management?" Read Green on Green: Upsell Opportunities Grow With Green Programs (pdf)


"Go green by offering structural construction/design reviews, door sweep installation, clutter removal, exclusion products and services, repairs, gutter cleaning and tree/shrub trimming. That's what effective pest management is all about." Read Green on Green: Going Green is a Journey, Not a Destination (pdf)























IPM Resources, Documents and Links

Up-to-date program forms, guidance documents, and resources for current and potential Green Shield Certified participants and for the public. For questions on these or for help in finding further IPM resources, please send us an email.

Current Green Shield Certified Program Forms & Materials

Evaluation Standards Forms

Evaluation Standards Form for Pest Management Providers (pdf)

Evaluation Standards Form for Facilities (pdf)

Evaluation Standards Form for Pest Management Programs (pdf)

Annual Renewal Forms for Current Participants

Annual Renewal Form for Pest Management Providers (doc)

Annual Renewal Form for Facilities (doc)

Annual Renewal Form for Pest Management Programs (doc)

Program Guidelines & Fee Schedule

Green Shield Certified Guidelines: Scope and Duration of Certification and Evaluation Frequency (pdf)

Green Shield Certified Fee Schedule (pdf)

Green Shield Name and Logo Usage Guidelines (pdf)

Promotional Materials

Green Shield Certified Brochure (pdf)

Folleto de Green Shield Certified (pdf - en español)

Green Shield Certified Promotional Product Catalog (pdf)

About the Green Shield Certification Process

Program Operations

Green Shield Certified Evaluator Hiring Criteria (pdf)

The Evaluator's Guide to Conducting a Green Shield Certified Evaluation (pdf)

Program Reviews

Consumer Reports Greener Choices label report card for Green Shield Certified

IPM & Green Pest Management Resource Toolkit

Green Pest Management

Green Pest Management & The History of Pest Management (pdf)

Integrated Pest Management: The Foundation of Green Pest Management (pdf)

Green Pest Management: High Performance IPM (pdf)

Green Methods & Products for Common & Uncommon Pests (pdf)

Green IPM Photo Tour of a New School (pdf)

The New Green Marketplace: Why Should You Care? (pdf)

The Greening of Structural Pest Management (pdf)


Reducing Asthma Triggers Using IPM Techniques - Webinar (wmv) and slides (pdf)

Advanced IPM Techniques for Green Pest Management - Webinar (wmv) and slides (pdf)

Marketing Your Green Service Effectively: Converting Prospects to Clients - Webinar (wmv) and slides (pdf)

Landscape Pest Management

Creating Your Green Landscaping Program (pdf)

Our Place in the Green Landscaping Marketplace (pdf)

Facility & Green Building Design IPM

Pest Prevention by Design: Authoritative Guidelines for Designing Pests Out of Structures (pdf)

Responsible Business Resources

Pest West's Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Program (pdf)

Earth911's Hazardous & Recyclable Materials Recycling Facility Finder

Expertise.com's Energy Efficiency How-To Guides

Become a B Corporation

School IPM and IPM in Sensitive Environments

School IPM Links & Resources

IPM STAR for Schools

IPM Easy as ABC – IPM in Sensitive Environments: A How to Guide (pdf)

Pest Factsheets

Cornell University New York State IPM Program illustrated pest factsheets

Ohio State University Extension pest factsheets

Penn State Extension pest factsheets

Rutgers University Extension pest factsheets

Texas A&M Extension pest factsheets

University of California-Davis pest factsheets

The Midwest Pesticide Action Center's Resource & Factsheet Center

The City of Toronto - Bed Bug Fact Sheets in 12 Languages

Links to Other Organizations' Less-Toxic Product Guidelines

The National Pesticide Information Center (Oregon State University/US EPA)

The Bio-Integral Resource Center - The IPM Practitioner’s 2013 Directory of Least-Toxic Pest Control Products

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension - Understanding the pesticide classification system for Texas public schools

Links to IPM-Related Resources

IPM Institute of North America, Inc.

School IPM 2020 - Resource Toolkit

Upcoming IPM-related events

Labeling programs using IPM as a requirement

Bibliography of IPM certification, labeling and marketing