Wichita, Kansas Launches Rebate Program for Non-Combustion OPE

The City of Wichita, Kansas is encouraging the use of electric, battery-operated and self-propelled outdoor power equipment by offering $50 rebates to residents purchasing new non-combustion lawn equipment and recycling their old combustion equipment.

Qualifying items include:

  • New equipment only – not used or refurbished;
  • Corded electric, battery-powered or self-propelled (self-propelled applies to mowers only);
  • Lawncare equipment including mowers, edgers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers and leaf blowers (other landscaping/garden equipment does not qualify for rebate).

The rebate is available for up to two purchases per household; equipment must be purchased between April 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

The recycle of old gas or diesel lawn equipment must be done at a recycle partner location. In addition, old equipment “must be recycled in an approved and appropriate manner that will prevent further use or reuse of the old device.”

Full details on Wichita’s program can be found here.



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