bed bug awareness

Bed bugs vs. Madrid: the government takes action

March 4, 2010

AFP reports that the government in Madrid, Spain is educating its public about bed bugs and how to get rid of them: Authorities in Madrid have declared war on a growing and formidable enemy — bed bugs that are infesting hotel rooms throughout the country at an alarming rate. The government for the Madrid region […]

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The bed bug times are a’ changin’, ever so slowly

May 22, 2008

Or so it would seem. Earlier this week, there was the bed bug bill in the U.S. Congress. And yesterday, an article in the Maine Switch (a website for those in Greater Portland) about the city’s yearly trash pick-up of bulky trash items. Not surprisingly, the day is a yearly impromptu festival for bargain hunters […]

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New York City to get bed bug awareness campaign

January 15, 2008

Finally. The Daily News reports that New York City is going to get a bed bug education campaign. The article reports that there will be town hall meetings about bed bugs in Washington Heights (1/28), Astoria (2/5) and Bushwick (3/12). Housing officials will roll out the campaign with a town hall meeting Jan. 28 in […]

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