The SPAQP will be hosting lawn mower exchanges at 17 True Value stores in southwestern Pennsylvania.
The Partnership is offering 300 rebates available on a first-come, first-serve basis, one rebate per household for a lawnmower and/or a lawn trimmer. Residents, at their convenience, may visit their local participating True Value Store to exchange the lawn equipment. Residents will receive a $100 rebate toward the purchase of an electric or battery-powered mower and $25 toward the purchase of an electric or battery-powered trimmer or chain saw.
This program is an ozone-reduction strategy – the combustion of gasoline from lawn equipment, typically in warmer summer days, produces volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. VOCs are ozone precursors.
The exchange will begin over the weekend of April 28th and end on May 31st.