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Battery Powered Mowers
54 million Americans mow their lawn each week. A typical gas mower emits 65 pounds of CO2 per year.
It's estimated that each year homeowners spill 17 million gallons of gasoline when refueling.
By comparison this is 6 million more gallons than were spilled by the Exxon Valdez in Alaska.
There is a new way.
The Neuton Mower - an electric/battery powered mower.
Can be plugged into a standard outlet.
It has key, just like a car.
The cutting height can be adjusted.
An on/off switch
A safety bar
A battery level
Smaller in size and light weight
They're quiet-80 decibels about 1/2 that of gas mowers
Emit virtually no greenhouse gasses
Can be recharged with about 10 cents worth of electricity
Capable of mowing about 1/3 of an acre with a single charge