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2012-03-30 23:00:42

Orkin's new learning center finds the balance between pests and people Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Orkin, the Atlanta-based pest control leader just released a new learning center feature on its website at pestproject.orkin.com. The Pest Project is a parallax site that´s unlike anything else in the pest control industry. It explores the roles pests play in the world and helps educate people on the positive and negative ways they affect us – in a rich and engaging way....

2011-08-19 06:48:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans gear up for the final days of summer with last-minute vacations and Labor Day barbeques, one tradition remains as constant as back-to-school sales - pest activity. In a recent Omnibus survey conducted by Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, flies (45 percent), flying and stinging insects (40 percent) and mosquitoes (39 percent) were most frequently seen in and around homes within the past month. In addition, 30 of 31 Orkin region...

2011-05-26 06:13:00

ATLANTA, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL), is now treating bed bugs in all 50 states. The following cities are ranked in order of the number of bed bug treatments Orkin performed from January - April 2011. 1. Cincinnati 26. Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, N.C. 27. Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle 2. Chicago Creek, Mich. 28....

2011-05-11 09:33:00

ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), today announced a major partnership with the University of Kentucky to conduct extensive bed bug research. Through the collaboration, Rollins will donate approximately $200,000 for a multi-year study on bed bug biology, behavior and control aspects, which researchers hope will result in enhanced treatment and prevention methods. Rollins' support is the first programmatic funding for bed...

2011-03-21 08:03:00

ATLANTA, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March 20 marks the first day of spring, bringing warmer temperatures and sporadic rain showers to the Southeast. Whether gardening, spring cleaning or playing outdoors, people are livelier with the change in weather, and they aren't the only ones. Termites are becoming increasingly active as well. Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin has reported a recent increase in termite calls at some Southeastern branches, including those in Florida and South...

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