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Posts tagged with Sustainable Lawn Care

  • 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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  • 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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  • 17
  • Aug2017

Leaf Blowers: A Landscaper’s Testimony

Leaf Blowers: A Landscaper’s Testimony

Many landscape company owners are deeply concerned about the impact of gas-powered landscape maintenance activities on health and well-being of their workers and the public. In his letter to town council officials, Steve Antos, owner of Setauket Landscape Design speaks about the excessive use of gas leaf blowers and suggests the use of electric and […]

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  • 05
  • Jul2017

Landscaping and Your Health

Landscaping and Your Health

As reported on the Long Island Business Report, Dr. Lucy Weinstein, Prof. of Preventative Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook and co-chair of a NY Chapter of the Environmental Health Committee at the American Academy of Pediatrics and Bonnie Sager, co-founder of “Citizens Appeal for Leaf Blower Moderation” discuss the harmful effects of landscaping machinery. Click […]

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  • 08
  • Jun2017

Doctor raises concerns about leaf blowers

Doctor raises concerns about leaf blowers

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – blowers get the job done quickly, and it sure beats raking, but a doctor in New Haven says they pose some big health risks. Emergency Medicine Physician and Associate Professor at the Yale School of Medicine Dr. Karen Jubanyik said her biggest concern is what you can’t see, which is […]

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  • 26
  • Nov2012

Best Franchise Opportunity: Five Ways a Clean Air Lawn Care Franchise Benefits the Environment

Best Franchise Opportunity: Five Ways a Clean Air Lawn Care Franchise Benefits the Environment

If you’re attracted to the idea of buying into an existing lawn care franchise but don’t know where to start, begin by assessing some popular trends in today’s society.  With many businesses and customers leaning towards environmentally sound products and services, the industry of sustainability might be a good jumping off point.  In 2006, Kelly […]

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  • 07
  • Nov2012

Clean Air Lawn Care’s fight against climate change

Clean Air Lawn Care’s fight against climate change

Believe it or not, climate change is a very real and dangerous phenomenon. The world’s ice caps are melting at an alarming rate, natural disasters are causing havoc, partially due to the warming of seawater, and temperatures in recent years have been sweltering. Although there are allegations that global warming is simply nature’s evolutionary path, […]

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  • 17
  • Oct2012

Why an Electric Lawn Mower is the Smarter Choice for Lawn Care

Why an Electric Lawn Mower is the Smarter Choice for Lawn Care

Over the years, the lawn care industry has seen vast changes in the quality of equipment being produced by manufacturers, and one of the current trending questions is whether or not consumers should use electric lawn mowers versus gas-powered mowers. While both have their benefits, if you address the question with health, safety, and environmental responsibility […]

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  • 25
  • Sep2012

Sustainable Lawn Mowing Tips

Mowing the lawn seems like a fairly straight-forward task, but there are actually right and wrong ways to cut grass. Follow these sustainable lawn care best practices to keep your lawn healthy and the environment clean. Why You Should Cut Grass High Mowing at the correct height can reduce weeds and disease by 50‐80%! The […]

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  • 20
  • Sep2012

Solar Powered Lawn Care?

Solar Powered Lawn Care?

Clean Air Lawn Care is a Sustainable Lawn Care service because our lawn maintenance equipment is Solar Powered using our proprietary Solar Charging technology. Solar Power is Cleaner & Cheaper than Gas We started Clean Air Lawn Care to create beautiful lawns and keep neighborhoods clean and pollution free. We’ve accomplished those goals and have also […]

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