Fort Collins offers residents $25 to switch mowers

7:59 AM, Mar 21, 2011   |    comments
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City officials say the program is aimed at improving air quality.

Starting Saturday, residents who replace their internal-combustion mowers with an electric or reel mower bought from a participating store can get $25, and an extra $25 is available for people who recycle the old gasoline mowers at participating shops.

The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports the city also will offer $25 to anyone who signs up for lawn service through a certified "clean" lawn service.

The program runs through May 31 or whenever the money runs out.

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