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Green Party Vancouver councillor wants gas-powered landscaping tools banned

June 3, 2021
By Vancouver Sun

Landscaping fees are apt to soar in Vancouver if the city passes a proposed ban on gasoline-powered landscaping equipment. Turf & Rec photo

One of Vancouver’s city councillors – a member of the Green Party – is pushing for a municipal ban on gasoline-powered landscaping equipment. Adriane Carr says the equipment’s two-stroke gas engines emit pollution at greater rates than vehicles, and is prepared to introduce a motion to have such equipment banned by 2025.


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