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NPTA: Still no link between AWCs and rats

The public need to be educated more to ensure that all waste is put in bins with closed lids so that rats are not attracted to food waste, claims the director of the National Pest Technician Association (NPTA).Contrary to some media reports that suggest alternate weekly collections (AWCs) are causing an increase in the rat population, NPTA director Peter Crowden told MRW that there was no direct link between AWCs rats.However, Crowden said the new NPTA ...

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