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  • 11
  • Jul2019

Lawn Pesticides and Pets

Lawn Pesticides and Pets

The evidence continues to mount that lawn pesticides are harmful to pets (as well as humans and wildlife).  From weed killers to toxic insecticides, it all plays a role in making your dog sick. Dogs tend to be the pets that come into contact the most with harmful lawn pesticides, but other outdoor-loving pets are […]

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  • 13
  • Jun2019

Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Green Franchise

Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Green Franchise

The green industry is growing steadily, and there’s no end in sight. Savvy entrepreneurs and passionate environmental advocates alike know that owning an eco-friendly business is often a very rewarding business venture — both financially and personally.  But many entrepreneurs aren’t quite sure where to start when they consider how to open their own green […]

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  • 30
  • May2019

Organic Lawn Weed Control

Organic Lawn Weed Control

The Authority on Organic Lawn Weed Control Clean Air Lawn Care franchise owners are experts on keeping lawns beautiful and weed-free organically. Over the past decade, we’ve learned the secret to maintaining a healthy, weed-free lawn. We’ll let you in on the secret: The key to a lush, green and weed-free lawn is healthy grass. […]

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  • 28
  • May2019

The Best Electric Lawn Mowers

The Best Electric Lawn Mowers

If you’re looking for experts on electric lawn mowers, look no further! Clean Air Lawn Care franchise owners use electric lawn mowers (and other electric lawn equipment) every day, so they know the pros and cons of electric lawn mowers better than anyone. Clean Air Lawn Care owners are the best people to look to […]

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  • 14
  • May2019

What is a Green Franchise?

What is a Green Franchise?

If you’re an environmentally conscious entrepreneur looking to earn a good living as well as make a positive impact, you’ve probably already figured out that owning a green franchise is a worthwhile business venture. But finding the right franchise to invest in can be difficult. Many entrepreneurs spend quite a bit of time researching franchise […]

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  • 07
  • May2019

Why is Safe, Organic Lawn Care So Important?

Why is Safe, Organic Lawn Care So Important?

Harmful pesticides and chemical fertilizers are prolific in the lawn care industry. They’re on shelves in garden and hardware stores, in tanks on the back of city trucks, and commonly used by all the conventional lawn services available to homeowners. Seeing (or smelling) chemical lawn pesticides and fertilizers is commonplace for most, and many people […]

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  • 27
  • Aug2018

Business Case For Sustainability

Business Case For Sustainability

Clean Air Lawn Care Sustainability is, for some businesses, a call to arms. When Kelly Giard founded Clean Air Lawn Care in Fort Collins in 2006, it was inspired by a benign obsession with small engine emissions. “We’re now into the chemical piece of it too with organic [lawn products], but when it started it […]

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  • 16
  • Feb2018

How to Select the Best Franchise Opportunities?

How to Select the Best Franchise Opportunities?

Franchise Opportunities One in five homes hire professional lawn care services to care for their property, and the number will only continue to rise. If you‘re looking for a business opportunity with low risks and the benefits of a reputable brand name, then a lawn franchise opportunity is what you need. Successful franchises have much […]

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  • 10
  • Oct2017

Noisy, but that’s not all:

Noisy, but that’s not all:

The health threat posed by leaf blowers “Five years after starting his first job with a landscaping crew in the suburbs of Seattle, Fredi Dubon decided he had enough and called it quits. The work days were long, sometimes 12 hours, but a bigger problem was having to inhale exhaust from his gas-powered leaf blower. […]

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  • 17
  • Aug2017

The Dark Side of the Perfectly Manicured American Lawn:

The Dark Side of the Perfectly Manicured American Lawn:

Is It Giving You Cancer? Recently published in Readers Digest, by MCKAY JENKINS from the book CONTAMINATION “In the 1940s, botanist E. J. Kraus of the University of Chicago fed five and a half grams of pure 2,4-D to a cow every day for three months. The cow was fine, according to Kraus, as was her calf. Kraus said […]

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