I originally posted this piece in the dead of winter and thought it might warrant revisiting since spring has finally, almost, sprung….
Pound for pound, gas powered lawn mowers are among the biggest polluters on the planet, so it may be time to downsize to something a little more eco-friendly. High-performance, lightweight, easy-to-push, human-powered mowers can provide both valuable exercise and an efficient, quiet, lawn-mowing solution.
I happen to own a lightweight, high-performance Brill Luxus 38. You can find it and other human-powered stuff @ PeoplePoweredMachines.com.