People all across the planet are increasingly becoming Eco-conscious as the world battles against global warming, rising fuel prices and diminishing energy resources. We have heard about green cars, green phones, green buildings, green megastructures and now we have green lawns. Yes, you got it right! Lawns are green, no doubt, but what about the lawn mowers? They do consume a hell lot of energy which is enough to power vehicles. So, in case you love gardening and are also a promoter of greener environment, here are some Eco-friendly lawn mowers. These mowers not only make gardening convenient for you but also a great experience.
1. The Recharge Mower
Priced at $2,195, this lawn mower has some incredible features including a rear grass catcher, roller and trailer. Coming to its green credentials, this mower causes no air pollution as it has three batteries beneath its seat. Further, you are not required to fill in any oil and it also does not create any noise. All you need to do is plug-in the mower in the socket and there it goes. After it is completely charged up, its stops charging, thus saving energy. When fully charged, it can run up to three hours. Furthermore, the mower is adorned with a set of two cutting blades and five different cutting heights.
2. Lawnmower scooter
Brainchild of Vicky Petihovski, this mower is powered by an electric motor. It also has a container in its front to collect the grass which is cut. Having a convenient seating, this lawn mower makes gardening a pleasant experience.
3. Black & Decker Cordless Electric Mower
These mowers are powered by batteries and come in three different models namely 19â, 36V cordless mower having a removable battery, an 18â 38V model having a rear back and an 18â 12A corded model. Coming with Energy Star chargers, these mowers can be charged within hours.
4. Husqvarna Panthera Leo electric lawnmower
An Eco-friendly mower in true sense, it has five electric motors and three cutters. What makes it amazing is its LCD screen in front which helps the gardener to deciding the cutting height and running speed. Its electric motors are powered by lithium phosphate battery which can be recharged on a regular basis. However, you will have to wait for another four years to use it.
5. Solar-electric lawnmower
Making use of the sunâs energy, this mower promises a noiseless gardening experience. It is powered by photovoltaic cells which transform the solar energy into electricity. Because of this, it is quite affordable to maintain this mower. Further, it also comes equipped with a polymer â ion battery system.
6. Droplet electric lawnmower
Designed by Ashley-Marsh Croft, this mower is the answer to the problems smaller lawns face, such as those of storage space and technical know how. It is a unique design which is not available with the mower market. The structure has the capability to undergo an up and down movement as and when required. The wheels of course are things to be noticed.
7. Muwi electric lawnmower
Still in the world of future designs, this land mower is more like a robot. It would typically do everything for you, right from the job of measuring your garden area to storing the grass clips in a neat fashion so as not to cause much of a fuss in cleaning. The Muwi would continue cutting grass and when the throw-away crosses a certain limit, the grass is converted into grass blocks, which you can again use for a varied purpose.
8. Husqvarna automatic lawnmower
Made by the worldâs largest maker of lawnmowers, Husqvarna, this mower is meant for busy people. Costing Â£2000, it can cut up to 2300 square meters of grass. It also has sensors which can determine the periphery of the garden, when it is demarcated by using a metal wire. Collection of the cut pieces of grass is also not much of a problem and the best part it uses solar panels for charging itself.
9. RL850 RoboMower
One look at it and you will be reminded of a sci-fiction movie. Itâs a mower run by a robot. Just switch on a button and the job will be done by a robot. With one charge the robot will do the cutting up to 10,800 square feet. You can use it at night as well without making your neighbor shout at you in annoyance, it does not make noise! And as for the process of grass collection, the pieces of grass are clipped out so small, that they can be dispersed over the lawn. They decompose fast, really fast!
10. Flowcut solar lawn mower
Similar to the solar-electric lawn mower, it also uses the sunâs energy to cut the grass. The best part is that it wonât put a strain on your budget for its quite affordable. The Flowcut mower is a smart mower because it has sensors that can determine when to cut and stop. These are located on the front as well the rear end. Another amazing feature is that it comes with a storage section that can collect the rainwater to feed the plants.