Author Archives: NonToxicDoverNH

About NonToxicDoverNH

Advocating for safe and healthy public spaces for Dover, New Hampshire residents.

2018 Curbside Weed Control

Despite the unanimous vote  by the Dover city council for a Commitment to Organic Land Management Practices this February the vendor will be spraying glyphosate based herbicide along the curb lines of our downtown area streets, sidewalks and parking areas … Continue reading

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Organic Policy Needs Work on the Seacoast

This is a joint Op Ed written with Non Toxic Portsmouth, published by Foster’s Daily Democrat on April 11th offering our assistance to the cities of Dover and Portsmouth with their organic land management programs.  Since last September, both the … Continue reading

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Are Synthetic Turf Playing Fields a Good Choice for Dover?

Recently, Foster’s Daily Democrat reported on the plan to replace Dover High School’s natural grass football field with an artificial field with encapsulated tire crumb rubber infill. It has been added to the school budget and will likely be completed by … Continue reading

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Organic Yard Signs

Is your yard an organic oasis? A haven for pollinators and wildlife? Safe for kids, pets and bare feet? Show your organic pride, and create awareness in your neighborhood with a butterfly yard sign. Thanks to a seed grant from New England … Continue reading

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A New Chapter For Dover

On February 28th, 2018 the Dover city council voted unanimously to pass an organic land management resolution. This is a welcome first step, and we are so grateful to the city and especially councilor Shanahan for sponsoring the resolution and … Continue reading

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Organic Land Management Resolution Up For Vote 2/28

In a few months it will be five years since the issue of toxic pesticide use has been brought to the attention of the Dover City Council. On Wednesday, February, 28th at 7pm the council will be voting on a … Continue reading

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A Scientist’s Letter To Dover Officals

We are very grateful to Dr. Kassotis for providing this letter and his expertise to the Dover city council and school board on the issue of pesticide use and public health. To Whom It May Concern: I was informed regarding … Continue reading

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