Alternative landscaping equipment

Gas-powered equipment causes harm

Person wearing high-visibility clothing and protective gear using a battery-powered chainsaw to cut through limbs on a felled tree.Gas-powered landscaping and snow removal equipment is bad for the environment. And, it's especially harmful to the equipment operators.

Benefits of battery-powered equipment

You should use battery-operated equipment because of all the benefits it provides.

Alternative equipment is lighter

  • Easier to use
  • Easier to carry across longer distances
  • Less back strain

"We enjoy the ease of use," said Nick Jacobs (City of Otsego).

Easy maintenance

  • No need to mix oil and gasoline
  • No messy fuel spills
  • No carburetors
  • Less staff time spent on maintenance

"We are able to complete tasks with enough batteries on hand," said Shasta Frandrup (Timberland Outdoor Services Inc.).

Less noise

  • Happier customers
  • Happier employees
  • Happier wildlife

“The noise of the equipment is far less,” said Kim Lanoux (Hennepin County Public Works).

Other benefits

  • No fumes
  • Less disruption
  • Safety
  • Satisfying environmentally conscious customers

Explore the options

  • Find battery-powered equipment to suit your needs
  • Test out different options to figure out what works best
  • Consider choosing one brand to simplify battery needs