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Invercargill City Council Introduces Mean Green CXR-60 Fully Electric Mower

We have a lot of grass in Aotearoa New Zealand, and it has to be mowed. But, let’s do it quietly and with minimal impact on the environment. These are values that Invercargill Council are embracing at the same time as looking after operator/public health. If you haven’t visited Invercargill, I highly recommend going – one Read more about Invercargill City Council Introduces Mean Green CXR-60 Fully Electric Mower[…]

Kiwifruit Orchard Reaps The Benefits of Zero Fuel Costs

Sam With His Fully Electric Mean Green CXR-60 Solar panels charge up batteries during the day while Sam is mowing. He then plugs the mower into the charger at night ready for the next day’s mowing. So, not only is the mower emissions free with no nasty fumes, quiet to operate with negligible maintenance requirements and Read more about Kiwifruit Orchard Reaps The Benefits of Zero Fuel Costs[…]

Yale University to use electric mowers

Yale University in the US has made the decision to replace diesel and gas-fuelled grounds equipment with electric alternatives. This is part of a worldwide trend where educational institutions and large corporates are choosing to have their grounds maintained by clean, electric mowers and other equipment. The full story can be viewed here.

The Science Behind Climate Change

Professor Will Steffen provides an excellent overview of the challenges we all face in addressing climate change. We are fast running out of time to take meaningful action that will prevent the planet reaching a tipping point that could be catastrophic for mankind. Highly recommend taking the time to view this video.

LA State University Drops Fossil-Fuel Powered Landscaping Equipment

An older, gas-powered lawn mower releases about as much pollution into the air in one hour as 40 late model cars or as a single SUV traveling 23,600 miles, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The turfed corners of a leafy, college campus may not bring to mind images of lung-choking plumes of air Read more about LA State University Drops Fossil-Fuel Powered Landscaping Equipment[…]