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The grass is greener

An eco-friendly service uses muscle-powered mowers

The Green Team — Zero Emissions Lawn Service uses only muscle-powered push mowers and grass shears to maintain nearly 20 Columbia lawns. Owners Cia Johnson, a fourth-year veterinary student, and husband Robert, a bicycle education coordinator for Columbia’s PedNet Coalition, haul their equipment to the job site in a bicycle-towed trailer. View the slideshow below to learn more from Cia and Robert about their eco-friendly enterprise.

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