Clean Air is a Yard Away 2012

Recycle your old gas powered lawnmowers and get a discount on a new, more efficient model with Green Venture and RONA.

Green Venture in partnership with Hamilton-area RONA Stores, with support from Clean Air Hamilton, Hamilton’s FASTBIN.ca, and Green Circle Recycling, is hosting another ‘Clean Air is a Yard Away’ lawnmower recycling event.  On these days gas-powered, walk-behind lawnmowers emptied of fluids can be exchanged for a $50 instant rebate on a new, eco-friendly model and a chance to win a cordless weed trimmer.

Recycling old gas powered lawnmowers at RONA

Each year in Canada, around 80,000 tonnes of harmful emissions are released by gas-powered lawn equipment. By properly recycling old, polluting gas powered lawnmowers for a $50 instant rebate (limit of one per person) on selected new, eco-friendly models at a ‘Clean Air is a Yard Away’ event, consumers can save money and decrease air pollution in their community.  In 2011, Green Venture and RONA helped recycle enough highly polluting lawnmowers to save over 1 Tonne of greenhouse gas and smog forming emissions.

Green Venture lawnmower recycling booths will be open:

  • Friday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at RONA Parkdale (633 Parkdale Ave North Hamilton, L8H 5Z1, 905 547-3444);
  • Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at RONA Waterdown (52 Dundas Street East, Waterdown, ON, L0R 2H2, 905-689-8700);
  • Sunday, April 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at RONA Hamilton Rymal (1245 Rymal Rd E, Hamilton, ON L8W 3M8, 905-383-3355)

For more information on ‘Clean Air is a Yard Away’ events, please contact 905-540-8787 ext 113 or email matthew.sweet@greenventure.ca.

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