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Clean Air Lawn Care Sustainability Archives

  • 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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  • 25
  • May2016

A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

NY Times | May 2016 | Beth Gardiner When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered natural in the area. Today the Brown farm and ranch is home to […]

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  • 25
  • Aug2015

Sustainable Lawn Care

Sustainable Lawn Care

Clean Air Lawn Care Clean, Quiet & Organic We now offer an all-natural, organic treatment & fertilization program to ensure your yard is beautiful and safe for your children, pets, & waterways We use clean, electric equipment powered by renewable energy Electric mowers emit 3,300 times less hydrocarbons, 5,000 times less CO, one-fifth as much […]

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  • 25
  • Aug2015

Clean Air Lawn Care Air Pollution Reduction Calculator

Toxic chemicals. Nauseating fumes. Sounds like a Superfund site, right? Nope – it’s your lawn! The great American lawn is one of the last dirty frontiers. We started Clean Air Lawn Care in 2005 when we found out 10-12% of our country’s air pollution came from small engines mostly from lawn care. That can be […]

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  • 25
  • Aug2015

Solar Powered Lawn Care

Solar Powered Lawn Care

Solar Powered Lawn Care is Sustainable Lawn Care We invented it! It helps keep neighborhoods clean and gives our owners a competitive advantage in the gas guzzling lawn care industry. Clean Air Lawn Care Solar Charging Unit In 2006, Jon Giard (esteemed father of CEO Kelly Giard and retired electrical engineer) collaborated with Sunjuice and our lawn […]

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  • 25
  • Aug2015

Electric Lawn Equipment is Quiet

Electric Lawn Equipment is Quiet

Everyone knows how noisy lawn care equipment can be, but were you aware that gas-powered lawn mowers actually have the potential to cause hearing damage?  That’s right, they run at approximately 100 decibels and anything over 90 can cause irreparable harm to your hearing.  So next time you wake your neighbor by mowing your lawn […]

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  • 25
  • Aug2015

Organic Lawn Care Conserves Resources

Organic Lawn Care Conserves Resources

Organic lawn care systems are all about the conservation of our earth’s resources.  From the wind credits we use to charge our equipment at night to the renewable power that we harness from the sun, Clean Air Lawn Care is focused on reducing our carbon footprint through the use of alternative energy. Water Conservation & […]

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  • 25
  • Aug2015

Greening Up Your Yard

Greening Up Your Yard

As spring arrives, it’s time to think about getting out in the yard.  Here are some easy ways to help the environment at large while you are beautifying your own little piece of nature. Mow tall The correct mowing height can reduce weeds and disease by 50‐80%!  The height of the cut is one of the most critical […]

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  • 13
  • May2015

Biofuel Co-op Eager to Provide Alternative Fuel

Biofuel Co-op Eager to Provide Alternative Fuel

Members of Colorado Springs Biofuel Co-op, a group that formed in 2013 to increase public awareness and availability of homegrown organic fuels, are putting the final touches on a processor they’ve built to produce biodiesel fuel from used restaurant vegetable oil. Steve Moll, owner of Clean Air Lawn Care in Colorado Springs, said he can’t […]

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  • 12
  • Mar2015

Getting Started in Early Spring

Getting Started in Early Spring

If you are getting ready for spring lawn care here are some tips from Safelawn.org about dethatching in the early spring to prepare for lawn care season.

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