Mulching mowers encouraged in N.Y. county as a green solution for fallen leaves

11/24/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The use of mulching mowers for fallen leaves is encouraged in Westchester County, N.Y., due to the environmental and economic benefits, according to this article. The county is using public service announcements and workshops to advise landscapers to offer the service, and to encourage homeowners to purchase mulching attachments for their mowers. The practice helps enrich soil quality and prevent nitrogen runoff while offsetting about $3.5 million per year to haul away fallen leaves in Westchester, this article says.

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