Daily Archives: June 13, 2013

Mowing is an Environmental Hazard and we are DOOMED!!!!!!!

One more reason to reduce your lawn!!
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Alright, the above headline is a bit of a marketing ploy and doomsayer speak, but the statement, in it’s essence is true.
“According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a new gas powered lawn mower produces volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides emissions air pollution in in in one hour of operation as 11 new cars each being driven for one hour.”
It is estimated that 5% of the pollution in the USA is from mowers. In using 800 million gallons of gas per year for mowing, we spill over 17 million gallons with the refueling of the various lawn equipment. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a new gas powered lawn mower produces volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides emissions air pollution in in in one hour of operation as 11 new cars each being driven for one hour.
for information go to http://www.peoplepoweredmachines.com/faq-environment.htm

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