Solar Powered Mowing

St. Louis Lawn Mowing Services for Brentwood, Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Maplewood, and Surrounding Area

Clean, solar-powered St. Louis lawn mowing from Clean Air Lawn Care means our lawn mowers run on clean renewable energy from the sun. Electric mowers, run on solar-power, emit zero air pollution, and are quiet – you may not even know we’re mowing the lawn. Our electric lawn equipment is as effective and powerful, too! If you are in St. Louis or surrounding towns like Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Maplewood, Brentwood, Creve Coeur, and Clayton, get in touch for a free estimate!

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Zero Pollution, Zero Emissions, Clean Lawn Mowing

We use electric push mowers—powered by solar panels mounted on our trucks. Yes, it hasn’t always been the easiest way to cut the grass, but no other emissions equation adds up to zero. Now, over a decade since Clean Air Lawn Care got its start, electric lawn equipment has become more powerful and effective than ever before.

Meanwhile, in too many neighborhoods across the country, conventional gas mowers continue to run amuck, throwing hydrocarbon tantrums and polluting our ears and atmosphere. It’s no secret that we aren’t the only ones concerned by this: the E.P.A. estimates 54 million such mowers are used weekly, guzzling 800 million gallons of gasoline and causing 5-10 percent of the nation’s air pollution every year.

Conventional Lawn Care Pollutes & Wastes

Conventional lawn care is not sustainable lawn care; it is dirty, loud and resource-intensive. Small gas-powered engines found on conventional lawn equipment contribute 5-10% of the nation’s air pollution.

According to the EPA, in 1 hour, 1 gas lawn mower: pollutes the same as 40 late model cars, emits the same amount of hydrocarbons (precursors to ground-level ozone) as a SUV driven 23,600 miles, and contribute 93 times more smog-forming emissions that 2006 cars.


  • The average gas lawn mower runs at 100 decibels – anything over 90 decibels causes hearing damage.
  • Gas lawn mowers consume 580 million gallons of gasoline annually.
  • A 1000 square foot lawn generates 300 pounds of clippings annually, rapidly filling up landfills.
  • Many lawn services mow at a height that burns the grass, wastes water, and promotes weed growth.
  • Synthetic fertilizers and pesticides leach into waterways, create yards unfit for children & pets, and deplete the soil’s organic matter.

Solar-Powered, Clean, and Quiet

    • Electric mowers emit 3,300 times less hydrocarbons, 5,000 times less CO, one-fifth as much NOx as gas lawn mowers.
    • Emissions are reduced to zero when run on renewable energy.
    • Electric equipment is 50 – 70% quieter than gas-powered lawn equipment.

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