1% for the planet

Westside Pest Control donates $20,000 to help support environmental initiatives

Proud member of 1% for the Planet

September 15, 2019

Coquitlam, BC - Local Vancouver-based pest control company, Westside Pest Control contributes $20,000 to 1% for the Planet. 

Vancouver's number 1 pest control company, Westside Pest Control, has made a sizeable donation to help support environmental initiatives. The company is a proud member and contributor to the 1% for the Planet program, a non-profit organisation dedicated to tackling the long list of global environmental challenges.

“We’re delighted to be able to make this contribution,'' said Westside Pest Control Director Mike Londry. “And we're excited to be part of a global movement of businesses and individuals that share our commitment to protecting the planet.”

Members of 1% for the Planet commit to supporting approved environmental nonprofit partners by donating the equivalent of 1% of sales through a combination of monetary, in-kind, and approved advertising contributions. Nonprofits are approved based on referrals, track record and environmental focus. There are thousands of approved nonprofits worldwide

“Our customers expect us to act as humanely as possible when removing pests and to be environmentally sensitive with pests treatments. That is why we strive to become the most eco-friendly pest control company by using earth-friendly products and nontoxic materials.”

Executive director Devon Page thanks Westside Pest Control by adding, “Your valued gift is already hard at work, helping us continue to strengthen and enforce the laws that safeguard the health of our environment”. 

John Keller, Philanthropy Manager at Ecojustice Vancouver further comments that, “the funding provided by Westside Pest Control will help us continue to fight on your behalf and on behalf of future Canadians towards a cleaner, healthier environment for all.”

About 1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet is a global organization that connects dollars and doers to accelerate smart environmental giving. Through our business and individual membership, 1% for the Planet inspires people to support environmental organizations through annual membership and everyday actions. We advise on giving strategies, we certify donations, and we amplify the impact of the network.

Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, our members have given more than $175 million to environmental nonprofits to date. Today, 1% for the Planet is a network of more than 1,400 member businesses, a new and expanding core of hundreds of individual members, and thousands of nonprofit partners in more than 60 countries. Look for our logo and visit www.onepercentfortheplanet.org to learn more.

About WSPC

Westside Pest Control LTD has been happily serving Vancouver and other parts of the Lower Mainland since November 2009. We are an A+ rated member with the Better Business Bureau and a proud member of 1% for the Planet. 

Westside Pest Control LTD is a member of the National Pest Management Association and the Canadian Pest Management Association, in addition to the Structural Pest Management Association of BC (SPMA BC). Our president, Mike Londry has been a participating SPMA BC board member since 2015, and we are also an active member with the Vancouver Board of Trade and Coquitlam Chamber of Commerce. www.westsidepestcontrol.com