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Phasing out of gas-powered landscaping equipment begins this summer in Ottawa

City makes commitment to electric equipment

March 17, 2022  By Turf & Rec



The City of Ottawa’s parks and forestry and roads and parking services departments will be using electric-powered landscaping equipment this summer as a pilot test for suitability. The initiative is being enacted in response to the National Capital Commission’s resolve to ban gas-powered landscaping equipment, beginning April 1, 2023. The city says it is committed to phasing out gas-powered equipment when it requires replacement.

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