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2014 Fort Collins Lawn and Garden Equipment Rebate Program
April 5 - June 29, 2014

Learn more about the rebate program:

2014 Rebate Form
How to Drain Oil and Gas
Info Sheet
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Rebate forms & recycling vouchers must be received by July 7, 2014

Did you know that one gas-powered lawn mower can produce the same amount of air pollution in one hour as 11 cars? Air pollution from fossil fuel combustion, such as the burning of gas in a lawn mower and other lawn and garden equipment, contributes to the formation of ground level ozone, which can cause damage to lungs, increase cardio-pulmonary disease, and even lead to premature death. In addition, ground level ozone can cause summertime smog and reduce mountain views. Fort Collins is part of the Front Range region that is in violation of the federal air quality standard for ozone.

Find out what else you can do to help protect Fort Collins' air quality.

Replacing gas-powered lawn and garden equipment with manual, electric, or battery-powered equipment, or using a sustainable lawn care service, reduces emissions of volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and other hazardous air pollutants. Help clear the air in Fort Collins!

Fort Collins residents can receive up to $50 in rebates through the 2014 Lawn and Garden Equipment Rebate Program. In addition, many Fort Collins retailers are offering additional savings. Lawn and garden equipment with a purchase price of $99 or more are eligible for a City rebate. Eligible equipment includes: electric or push reel lawn mower, electric or battery powered string trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, edgers, chain and pole saws, and cultivators/tillers.

Rebates will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis to City of Fort Collins residents, while funds last. Equipment must be purchased from participating retailers. The City of Fort Collins reserves the right to terminate this program at any time.

Rebate Savings Option

SECTION A

Follow the steps below to receive a $25 City of Fort Collins rebate for purchasing a push-reel or electric mower or electric or battery-powered leaf blower, cultivator/tiller, string trimmer, hedge trimmer, edger, chain saw or pole saw.

  1. Purchase "clean" lawn and garden equipment of $99 or more from one of the following Fort Collins retailers, and please save your purchase receipt! Online purchases are not eligible for rebates.

  2. Store Address Phone
    Bath Power Equipment 1505 S. Timberline Rd. 970-484-5024
    Clay's Ace Hardware 1001 E. Harmony Rd. 970-223-9273
    Downtown Ace Hardware 215 S. College Ave. 970-224-4437
    Josephs' Hardware and Home Center 2160 W. Drake Rd. 970-493-8000
    Home Depot 4502 JFK Pkwy. 970-206-0774
    Home Depot 1251 E. Magnolia St. 970-224-1239
    Lowe's 4227 Corbett Dr. 970-232-7910
    Sears 205 E. Foothills Pkwy. 970-229-1291
  3. Fill out both sides of the Rebate Form (also available at participating retailers), include your purchase receipt, and mail to the address below. Please remember that to be eligible for the rebate, both the Rebate Form and purchase receipt must be received no later than July 7, 2014.


  4. 2014 Lawn and Garden Equipment Rebate Program
    City of Fort Collins - Environmental Services
    P.O. Box 580
    Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580

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SECTION B

Follow the steps below to receive an additional $25 rebate, if you recycle an old gas mower and purchase a "clean" mower, or sustainable lawn care services (from a participating business).

  1. Click here for instructions on how to properly drain and dispose of oil and gas.
  2. Bring mower to participating recycling location.
  3. Obtain stamped Recycling Voucher from participating retailer where mower was recycled.
  4. Include stamped Recycling Voucher (on the back of the Rebate Form) with your receipt for "clean" mower or sustainable lawn care service. Please send to the address below. To be eligible for the rebate, Rebate Form, purchase receipt, and Recycling Voucher must be received no later than July 7, 2014.

Participating lawn mower recyclers include:

Store Address Phone
Bath Power Equipment 1505 S. Timberline Rd. 970-484-5024
Colorado Iron and Metal 903 Buckingham St. 970-482-7707
Downtown Ace Hardware 215 S. College Ave. 970-224-4437

Mail form and purchase receipt to:

2014 Lawn and Garden Equipment Rebate Program
City of Fort Collins - Environmental Services
P.O. Box 580
Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580

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SECTION C

Follow the steps below to receive a $25 City Rebate for signing up for a full season of sustainable lawn care service with the participating provider. The local lawn care company uses "clean" mowers and other green lawn-care methods.

  1. Complete a lawn care service agreement with the participating lawn care service provider (see below).
  2. Attach receipt or copy of agreement to the Rebate Form.
  3. Send Rebate Form to the address below. (Remember: to be eligible for the rebate, the Rebate Form and service agreement/receipt must be received no later than July 7, 2014.)

Mail form and purchase receipt to:

2014 Lawn and Garden Equipment Rebate Program
City of Fort Collins - Environmental Services
P.O. Box 580
Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580

Business

Phone

Clean Air Lawn Care

970-224-4855

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is eligible?

    Fort Collins residents who purchase "clean" lawn and garden equipment or sustainable lawn care services are eligible for rebates up to a maximum of $50 per applicant. Residency is determined by having a physical address within the City limits.

  • Can I get a $25 rebate for just recycling an old mower?

    No, you can only get the additional $25 rebate for recycling an old gas powered mower, if you also purchase a "clean" mower or sustainable lawn care services from a participating retailer.

  • Do I have to recycle an old gas mower to be eligible?

    No, if you purchase qualifying "clean" lawn and garden equipment or sustainable lawn care services and don’t recycle an old mower, you are still eligible for the $25 clean purchase rebate.

  • Can I buy a mower on-line or from another retailer, and recycle my old mower, and still get the rebates?

    No, citizens must purchase their mower from a participating Fort Collins retailer. Online purchases are not eligible.

  • How long does it take to get the rebate check?

    Once the City’s Environmental Services Department receives your completed Rebate Form, it could take up to three weeks for the rebate to be processed and mailed to your address.

  • How will I know if the rebate funding is used up before June 29?

    All participating retailers and mower recycling locations will be notified and promotional materials will be removed. The City’s website will be updated with information that the rebate program has ended.

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"Green" your lawn even more! Fort Collins Water Utilities Customers can take advantage of sprinkler rebates and audits as well. Visit fcgov.com/sprinkler-rebate for details.

For more information, contact Melissa Hovey at 970-221-6813 or by email at .