DEQ offers lawn mower exchange program to promote cleaner air

Posted at 5:19 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 19:19:40-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- In an effort to reduce emissions from commonly-used  equipment, the Department of Environmental Quality is offering a lawn mower exchange program.

The DEQ will provide 944 electric mowers and 732 electric trimmers in exchange for gasoline-powered lawn equipment.

Those interested in the program can register for the event Wednesday starting at 8 a.m. at

The exchange will take place on April 23 at the DEQ office, 195 N. 1950 West.