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earthkind® Introduces First Natural Pest Prevention Line for Retail Sale

Stay Away® Line Repels Ants, Spiders, Moths and Rodents

BISMARCK, N.D., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Earth-Kind, Inc. announced the introduction of Stay Away® to its product lineup, the first natural pest prevention line made solely out of essential oils and plant fibers, all grown on American family farms. The earthkind® patented pouch design delivers a long-lasting, slow release of specially-blended essential oils, reliably keeping ants, spiders, moths and rodents out of treated areas for up to three months.

Ninety percent of $2 billion in pest control products sold by US retailers are made up of poisons and traps according to global market research firm, Mintel. In contrast, according to a 2013 Harris Poll, eight out of 10 consumers would prefer a natural humane solution. Considering that keeping pests out of the home using reactive remedies is a never-ending battle that does nothing to actually prevent the problem, earthkind's® products satisfy the dual need for proactive solutions that are also non-toxic.

Kari Warberg Block, CEO of Earth-Kind, Inc. says, "It never made sense to me to stomp on a spider, blow up an ant hill or kill a mouse simply because they were near my personal space. As the daughter of an entomologist, and a mom, I envisioned a better way to keep pests away from the spaces where we live, work and play and be sustainable while doing it. This natural preventive solution, the first of its kind, is one that is not just proactive, but highly effective."

earthkind's® Stay Away® line is made specifically for the home and available in Stay Away® Ants, Stay Away® Moths, Stay Away® Spiders and Stay Away® Botanical Rodent Repellent. It uses no toxic chemicals or killing. The company also manufactures Fresh Cab® Rodent Repellent, a safe and effective way to rid your home, garden sheds and property of rodents. Most importantly, earthkind® products are safe around children, pets and livestock. 

To find out more information on Stay Away® or tips to preserve the good and prevent the rest, visit www.earthkind.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube

About Earth-Kind, Inc.
earthkind® is a pioneer in natural prevention for households everywhere.  We create natural, proactive alternatives to protect the spaces in which we live, work and play from pests and odors.  Founded by inventor and Farmer in Charge, Kari Warberg Block, earthkind®'s mission is to preserve the good and prevent the rest.

  • WE PREVENT pests from entering the home and control foul odors.
  • WE PRESERVE health and happiness by guaranteeing safety for humans, pets and the earth.
  • WE PROTECT spaces and valuables, creating harmony and giving peace of mind.

About Kari Warberg Block
Kari Warberg Block, CEO, is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on growing ideas, products, companies, and people through a sustainable approach. Her company, Earth-Kind, Inc. has the mission to "preserve the good and prevent the rest," by providing proactive, natural alternatives to protect the spaces in which we live, work, and play from pests and odors. In 2013, Earth-Kind, Inc. was ranked #2712 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies, and is a certified WBENC & Women Owned Small Business. Kari was selected for the 2012 class of EY's Entrepreneurial Winning Women, named 2013 ND Small Business Person of the Year, and second runner-up for the 2013 National Small Business Person of the Year Award by the U.S. Small Business

SOURCE Earth-Kind, Inc.

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