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Welcome to the Mow Down Pollution Lawn Mower Replacement Program 

 

The Problem

Gas-powered lawn mowers and lawn equipment emit greenhouse gases and contribute to ground-level ozone pollution in the Denver Metro/North Front Range area. By switching to an electric lawn mower, you can make a positive impact on our air quality and on the health and well-being of our communities.

The Program

In order to reduce ground-level ozone and improve air quality, the RAQC’s Mow Down Pollution – Lawn Mower Replacement program offers $150 vouchers to assist and motivate Front Range residents to recycle and replace their gas-powered lawn mowers with electric-powered lawn mowers.

Program Status

As of September 2022, our 2022 funding is depleted. Thank you for a successful year!

Announcing our Larimer County Fall 2022 program! Thanks to funding from Larimer County and Ace Hardware, we are launching a new Larimer County specific program in the fall of 2022 for electric chainsaws, line trimmers, leaf blowers, and other fall equipment. We are offering $100 vouchers towards qualifying equipment for residents who recycle any gas powered lawn and garden equipment (does not need to be the same as the item purchased). $50 vouchers will be available to residents who don’t have equipment to recycle. 

We will also be holding an in-person trade-in event on October 22nd from 9am – 1pm a the Loveland Ace Store.

Check back soon for a link to claim your Larimer County voucher!

A limited number of lawn mower vouchers are still available for Weld County residents only through a dedicated revenue source. If you are a Weld County resident, please use the link below. Other signups won’t be accepted until the 2023 program begins.  

https://mowdownpollution.formstack.com/forms/mowdown_application_2022

    Questions? Reach out to mowdownpollution@raqc.org.

    Pollution from Lawn and Garden Equipment Is Significant in Our Region!

    Our Sponsors

    Mow Down Pollution

    This project was undertaken in connection with the settlement of an enforcement action taken by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, for violation of air quality laws and regulations.