Yes! to Quiet, Clean, 100% Electric Yard Care!

The red and gold tones of Portland’s deciduous trees have been exceptionally brilliant this year! But as we enjoy the sight of leaves peacefully drifting to the ground, our ears are often assaulted by the loud and annoying drone of gas-powered leaf blowers. Besides being a nuisance, gas leaf blowers are also pretty dangerous... Read Full Story Here

Take Action!

Quiet Clean PDX is asking Portland’s Commissioners to enact a city-wide ban on gas leaf blowers that would take effect in 1-2 years, allowing time for the transition to electric and manual equipment. Help convince the Mayor and Commissioners to pass this ordinance by sending them an email. They need to hear from you now!

Time commitment: 10 minutes
Sponsoring organization(s): ElectrifyPDX & Quiet Clean PDX
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Listing created Nov 16, 2023