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Paul Tukey's documentary "A Chemical Reaction" is now available on DVD for $19.95

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by CrazyBlonde, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. CrazyBlonde

    CrazyBlonde LawnSite Member
    Posts: 186

    They finally released the DVD for personal purchase. I received mine last week.

    Get it HERE: http://safelawns.org/chemical-reaction/

    Price $19.95 (These are for home use only and may not be utilized for community screenings).

    Excellent documentary on the use of chemicals in our industry.

    I'm hoping the Chem guys will go ahead and pick up a DVD also, it may help you decide to at least offer both: Chemical and Organic.
    Hopefully it would convert you completely to Organic!:)

    But at the very least if we can't convert you, I hope you will PLEASE watch it for your own sake, as it will show you how sick you, as a chemical applicator can get, if you don't use extreme caution.

    It may help you in your training program to drive home the point of the proper handling, you have been teaching your employees. It will help you convince your employees to handle the chemicals the way you taught them.

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  2. ecoguy

    ecoguy LawnSite Member
    from Duncan
    Posts: 234

    Saw it in Victoria. Chemical Free will be the standard 5 years from now. Those who continue to resist do so at their own business peril. Even if you don't like organics, its where tomorrow's business lives.
  3. GrassStitcher

    GrassStitcher LawnSite Member
    Posts: 124

    Say it yesterday, in Hartford. Things will be a changing.
  4. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,638

    Was not sure to ask for this month for my B-day, this is the only thing I have asked for so I a am assuming it I will be seeing it soon enough.
  5. kyle39

    kyle39 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    Thankyou looks interesting. I am becoming anti chem more and more evry day!!!!
  6. tadhussey

    tadhussey LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 294

    We went to a showing and bought a copy. It's definitely worth watching!!!
  7. sclawndr

    sclawndr LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 326

    I start this by saying we offer a hyrbid program that stresses organic matter. Having said that, the documentary plays fast and loose with the facts - there is no credible evidence to link responsible use of 2,4 D for example, to cancer (or paralysis as the documentary claimed).

  8. ICT Bill

    ICT Bill LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,115

    I agree with you on the facts, understandably they are also trying to get a point across. You can slip on a banana and become paralyzed

    go here and read this document from the EPA and USGS, it is an 11 year study from over 5000 sites around the country, 97% of the water tested had at least one pesticide, many of those had at least 10. We are poisoning our own people intentionally, why I am not quite sure
  9. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,308

  10. kyle39

    kyle39 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    Why take a chance. I had a friend that died from agent orange. He died of cancer directly related to that chemical. Thankyou dow!!!!!

    He had this crap sprayed on him why he was a marine in vietnam.

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