Running a fossil-fuel powered lawnmower for an hour emits the same amount as driving a car for 300 miles (or driving 6 to 8 cars for an hour). Multiply that by 20 times each year, and it adds up. Alternatives include reel push mowers, corded electric mowers, battery-powered mowers. Check out these electric mower reviews:
Green Mountain Power offers information and rebates
- Mow Electric! is a comprehensive, Vermont-based web site with product information, comparisons, and reviews.
- DriveElectricVermont has info on electric options, incentives, and resources for lawncare.