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Why Do You Go Bagless?

I Do It For My Lawn
  • When done properly, Going bagless gives you a lush, healthy lawn
  • Fresh clippings are 80-85% water. They protect the soil by keeping moisture in the ground
  • The grass clippings quickly break down, naturally fertilizing your lawn with nutrients after each mow
  • Grass cut to a height of 6-8 cm (2.5-3 inches) will develop a deep, extensive root system, leaving little room for weeds to grow
  • Going bagless helps prevent thatch build up and disease. Learn more
I Do It Because It's Easy
  • No bagging and dragging of grass required
  • Reduces the need to water your lawn by putting moisture in the ground. Grass cut to a height of 6-8 cm (2.5-3 inches) will slow water evaporation from your soil
  • Reduces the need to fertilize your lawn. The grass clippings quickly decompose, naturally fertilizing your lawn with nutrients after each mow
  • By Going Bagless for one summer, you can save up to a full day of your time
  • Going Bagless gives you a lush, healthy lawn which helps prevent disease, thatch and weed growth. Learn more
I Do It For The Environment
  • In the summer months, up to half of all the waste collected from households is grass. Going Bagless is the number one way Edmontonians can reduce their waste
  • Going Bagless can cut water use in half and reduce fertilizer use by 25% per household
  • The CO2 emissions saved if every single-family household in Edmonton grasscycled would be equal to the annual CO2 emissions of 27,166 cars

Request a 'We Go Bagless' Lawn Sign to Win!

We Go Bagless lawn sign

Help spread the "Go Bagless" message and be entered into a draw to win a free check up and tune up for your lawn mower at the Lawnmower Hospital.

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Enter Contest

Junie - the June winner of the 2017 Go Bagless contest.Junie (at right) - the June winner of the 2017 "Go Bagless" contest.

Get some Go Bagless tips from these creative grasscycling videos.

Request a 'We Go Bagless' Lawn Sign to Win!

It’s simple, less work for you and better for the environment.
Think grasscycling causes thatch? Think again. We set the record straight.

Got a question about going bagless? We have the answer.

For More Information

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email wasteman@edmonton.ca

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