Archive for April, 2012

Starbucks got the Bugs out without Pest Control

Starbucks cochineal dye news

This type of bug “plaguing” certain variants of coffee and pastries of the international coffee chain, Starbucks, does not need pest control services after all. After a few weeks of online protest that was started by a vegan woman who found out that Starbucks’ Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino contains cochineal extract, the company announced that they are to stop using the dried bugs as food color. Starbucks to Stop Using Crushed Bug Dye Cochineal is a scale insect that had been reared, harvested, dried and utilized for centuries…

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Bio-Tech Environmental supports Pest Summit 2012

pest summit 2012 video screenshot

As a proud member of the Pest Control Association of the Philippines (PCAP), Bio-Tech Environmental Services Philippines, Inc. supports the Pest Summit 2012, which will be held on October 24-26 at Boracay Ecoville Resort and Convention Center, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Western Visayas, Philippines.  Boracay Island, a premier tourist destination of the country and known for its fine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, is about 300 km south of Metro Manila. To know more about Pest Summit, which is being organized this year by PCAP, take…

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Bio-Tech Environmental renews Pest Control Team Spirit

Bio-Tech Environmental Pest Control Teamwork

Living the teachings of Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Bio-Tech Environmental held its annual company outing at Munting Buhangin Beach Camp, Nasugbu, Batangas on March 31 to April 1, 2012 to “sharpen the saw”. Dubbed as Bio-Tech Olympics 2012, this year’s event combined the American reality game show, Survivor, and Hollywood box-office hit, The Hunger Games, concepts to include sweat-drenching and mentally-exhausting challenges that was sure to renew camaraderie and team spirit among our Pest Control Professionals. Each team’s strength and stamina was put…

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April is National Pest Management Month

National Pest Management Association International logo

As a proud member of one of the most recognized pest control association worldwide, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), Bio-Tech Environmental Services Philippines Inc. congratulates fellow pest control companies in the United States of America as they celebrate the National Pest Management month this April. For more than 30 years, this annual celebration recognizes the role of pest control professionals in protecting people’s health and property against threats from various invertebrate and vertebrate pests in the urban environment.  Learn more about this month’s celebration in this press…

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Pest Control Association of the Philippines (PCAP)

Pest Control Association of the Philippines logo

The Pest Control Association of the Philippines or PCAP is a SEC-registered non-profit organization of pest control companies operating in the Philippines.  It was founded on March 8, 1962 to be the prime steward of the Philippine pest control industry by promoting the highest standard of professionalism and quality pest management services in order to contribute towards a safe environment and a better life for the Filipino. Now on its 50th year, PCAP continues to cooperate with government agencies to fulfill its mandate by pushing for standards in…

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