AGZA spent another energetic and informative day at University of California Irvine, this time as part of the UCI Housing Department Electric Equipment Open House.
AGZA was honored to be invited to showcase at the University of California Irvine’s inspirational Sustainability Fair. UCI is an ambitious sustainability leader in the academic space, and are moving towards an all-electric zero-emission grounds maintenance program. If UCI engages AGZA for Certification and Accreditation — they would claim the title of the Nation’s First University AGZA Green Zone®!
AGZA and East Coast partner Quiet Communities introduce commercial-grade electric equipment from Mean Green and EGO to the Town of Lexington, MA, Dept of Parks and Rec, followed by an in-depth presentation on the benefits of AGZA Green Zone® Certification and AGZA Service Professional Accreditation.
In anticipation of the first annual “California Clean Air Day”, the Coalition for Clean Air hosted a media event to announce their programs and introduce their “Clean Air Pledge”. AGZA was honored to be invited to represent the transition to electric lawn & garden equipment and brought sample EGO 56V lithium-battery electric equipment to showcase.
AGZA partners with a forward-thinking Woodland Hills resident to offer quiet, zero-emission battery-electric equipment for all the nieghborhood lawn crews to try out and to share.
AGZA spent a morning with the City of Santa Monica’s grounds crew, putting Mean Green’s 60” electric ZTR through a rigorous testing.
AGZA was honored to spend the morning with other civic entrepreneurs and thought leaders at City Impact Lab's excellent monthly Social Impact Breakfast.
The South Coast AQMD honors the City of South Pasadena for their AGZA Green Zone City Certification.
Noisy, fossil-fuel-powered engines are some of the most polluting and least regulated machinery still allowed in modern society. And yet, the workers make no connection between the airborne pollutants from their own gas tools and the life-threatening effects they’re experiencing. Neither does the author. In fact, the vomiting and seizures mentioned in the opening paragraph are almost certainly the results of breathing high volumes of gas emissions, in addition to heat stress, rather than from just climate-change-increased heat alone.
Friday July 21st will go down in history as the beginning of the end of gas in the golf industry. Today's certification of the first-in-the-nation AGZA Green Zone® Golf Course at Arroyo Seco Golf Course in South Pasadena, CA proves battery tools can replace gas machinery for almost all routine grounds maintenance.
With extremely lax workplace regulations, and livelihoods dependent upon equipment that is directly harmful to their health, workers in the grounds maintenance workforce are left to fend for their own well-being.
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For Joe Conrad, president of Mean Green Mowers in Hamilton, Ohio, upgrading is part of his business model. The mowers he makes all run on electricity, and with all the economic and scientific attention on new batteries being developed by Tesla and others, his options are evolving by leaps and bounds.
AGZA founder and CEO Dan Mabe gives an in-depth interview to The Urban Monk, pedram shojai.
A quick behind-the-scenes look at the scope of work AGZA does every day to establish Green Zones® and make communities sustainable.
The City of South Pasadena is the first AGZA Green Zone® City in the United States. The American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA) will certify the groundbreaking sustainability achievement at a public ceremony on Friday, September 9th in the city’s beautiful Arroyo Park.
Cal State LA President William Covino proudly announces the zero-emission groundskeeping initiative and thanked the AQMD and AGZA. The groundbreaking program will help CSLA slash its carbon footprint and create a quieter campus with less pollution.
AGZA's CEO Dan Mabe reviews the 3 electric mowers that will be offered by The Greenstation at the South Coast Air Quality Management District's 2016 "Mow Down Air Pollution" mower exchange event.
Lynn Woolf, managing editor of Rural Lifestyle Dealer, interviews AGZA on the state of commercial-grade zero-emission battery-electric grounds maintenance equipment.
Evergreene Lawn Care is a favorite AGZA Certified Service Provider, a true zero-emission crew 100% committed to sustainable grounds maintenance. This post gives a behind-the-scenes with Evergreene as they service two huge school soccer fields of wet grass with a Mean Green 60” battery-electric ZTR.