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Ottawa ready to begin pilot project to phase out gasoline-powered landscaping tools

Tender issued for battery-powered equipment

April 14, 2022  By Turf & Rec



The City of Ottawa’s commitment to begin phasing out gasoline-powered landscaping equipment used by municipal staff is soon to get underway. Starting this summer, six crews will begin a pilot project by using electric and battery-powered equipment on job sites. The city’s parks services has issued a tender for the supply and delivery of battery-powered landscaping tools, including trimmers, blowers and chain saws.

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