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How Is the Internet of Things Bringing Pest Control into the Future?

How Is the Internet of Things Bringing Pest Control into the Future?

Technology may not be the first thing your mind conjures up when it comes to pest control, but as is the case in many other sectors, it is revolutionizing this industry in many ways. As found in research compiled by IBISWorld, the rise of pests such as bedbugs has been a boon to the pest control industry over the past five years, with the new emphasis of the industry being on prevention rather than cure. How is the Internet of Things reshaping the way humans and pests […]

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Edinburgh schools forced to call pest control to deal with rats, mice, squirrels and seagulls

Edinburgh schools forced to call pest control to deal with rats, mice, squirrels and seagulls

Council pest controllers have been called to Edinburgh schools over 850 times in the last two years, Edinburgh Live can reveal. The new data, which comes from an FOI request, shows infestations of ants, rats, wasps and even fleas and bedbugs in Edinburgh educational establishments. Edinburgh Council revealed data for each time they were called out to council nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools. What came back was a list of 858 call outs to schools – 400 of those were for mice, 146 for wasps, 100 […]

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