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Petrol-driven leaf blowers are on the nose and bans in the US are spreading
October 25, 2023
For more than 100 million years, trees have dropped their leaves, creating a protective layer that provides cover for snails, bees, and butterflies. Decaying leaves fertilised the soil and gave nutrients back to the trees. Today, fallen leaves still provide a harvest festival of benefits — unless they get blasted into oblivion with a leaf blower. However, some communities in the US are pushing back and banning them.
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