14 Jun '11, 8pm

School District to Save $15,000 a Year With Lawn Mowing Sheep

School District to Save $15,000 a Year With Lawn Mowing Sheep

As education officials across the country are forced to tighten their belts in these tough economic times, one school district in Pennsyvlania has found a clever way of trimming their budget -- by hiring sheep to trim their lawns. The Carlisle Area School District estimates that it will save some $15,000 a year on landscape maintenance costs and cut their carbon footprint simply by enlisting the appetite of a group of sheep to do the job for them.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/school-district-t...

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