Cal State LA has dumped gas-powered landscaping equipment

The College, along with 22 other CSU campuses, has made a move that’s a bigger deal than you think”.

“The turfed corners of a leafy, college campus may not bring to mind images of lung-choking plumes of air pollution.
Yet, college campuses, as well as school grounds and even Little League ballfields are being targeted by the South Coast Air Quality Management District in a cover-all-bases approach to achieving clean air.  On Tuesday, the district applauded Cal State Los Angeles’ changeover of grounds crews to all-electric equipment. The university – located just a few miles east of downtown Los Angeles and in the shadow of the San Gabriel Mountains – may be the first in the state to swap gasoline-powered lawn mowers, edgers, weed-whackers and chain saws with zero-emission, battery-powered ones.”

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http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/article/ll-090716-cal-la-gas/

2017-07-21T17:25:23+00:00September 8th, 2016|News|