The Home Depot adds Extensive Assortment of EcoSMART Safe Pesticide Products
ATLANTA – February 1, 2010 – The availability of safer, “green” alternatives to synthetic pesticides for the home gardener took a major step forward today with the announcement that The Home Depot would be carrying 10 new products from EcoSMART Technologies.
“EcoSMART is experiencing rapid national growth of our proprietary line of safe and effective pesticides. Adding The Home Depot to our distribution will really take it up another notch,” states Vern Kennedy, CEO of EcoSMART. “The Home Depot is the go-to retailer for many lawn and garden enthusiasts. Now their customers can choose to use our all natural, plant-based pesticides, which will mean putting fewer synthetic chemicals into the environment.”
Scott Manning, Merchandising Vice President at The Home Depot, added “We recognize that consumers are shifting to safer, more environmentally friendly products. In the lawn and garden area, EcoSMART presents one of the most complete product lines available, and one that has years of proven success in the commercial and agriculture industries.”
EcoSMART is partnering with Central Garden & Pet Company, one of the nation’s leading suppliers of consumer lawn & garden products, to leverage Central’s large scale distribution and merchandising organization. David Marler, Business Development Manager for Central added, “We have one of the largest, most professional in-store service teams in the industry and expect to keep them busy with this new line.”
The ten products that The Home Depot will be adding include: Ant & Roach Killer aerosol, Flying Insect Killer aerosol, Mosquito Fogger aerosol, Home Pest Control, Weed & Grass Killer, Garden Insect Killer, Garden Fungicide, Insect Killer Spray for Lawns, Mosquito & Tick Spray for Lawns, Insect Killer granules.
EcoSMART Technologies is the leading producer of EPA Exempt, safe pesticides sold in the United States. It has been the #1 selling “green” line of pesticides used by professionals for years and is now available to consumers in leading retail stores throughout the United States. Derived from nature, EcoSMART’s patented technology is safe for your family, pets and the environment. The active ingredients in EcoSMART’s products are unique, synergistic blends of essential plant oils, many of which are classified as GRAS (generally recognized as safe) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. EcoSMART Technologies is the first company to economically enable a realistic shift from synthetic to botanical pesticides for major markets. For more information, visit: www.ecosmart.com