It wasn't so long ago that electric mowers offered many pros balanced against one big con—subpar cutting performance. Today, however, there's reason to believe the era of easy, even enjoyable lawn care has finally arrived, and not a moment too soon.
Since 2001, The Home Depot Canada has run Mow Down Pollution to encourage consumers to make the switch from inefficient two- stroke gas-powered lawnmowers and trimmers to cleaner alternatives such as push reel, corded and cordless electric mowers and trimmers. During select weekends every spring, consumers bring in their old gas-powered lawn and garden equipment to be retired and recycled to receive a coupon for an instant rebate on a more efficient alternative. Read for more information.