A lot. These tiny engines being used throughout the world contribute to air pollution. In fact, 5% of the U.S. air pollution comes from outdoor power equipment.
Also, in 1 hour, 1 gasoline-powered lawn mower:
- Pollutes the same as 40 late car models
- Contributes 93 times more smog-forming emissions than 2006 model cars
- Is equivalent to a 100 mile automobile ride
The best thing you can do is either use battery-powered equipment or hire a contractor who does. We make it easy here at A.I.R. Book your next appointment here.