On April 18 the Kirkland City Council adopted an Electric Leaf Blower Initiative. It has four goals:
Please spread the word that this is coming. Talk to your yard service company and urge them to make the transition as soon as possible. Offer to let them use your electric blower or to charge their blower battery using your outlet. Consider asking them to use a rake instead of a blower, and to leave leaves in garden beds, where they provide mulch for plants and habitat for beneficial insects and birds.
Learn more about natural yard care at https://www.kirklandwa.gov/Government/Departments/Public-Works-Department/Storm-Surface-Water/What-You-Can-Do-For-Clean-Water/Natural-Yard-Care.
Email City Council at cityc...@kirklandwa.gov