Greenworks 12-Inch Cordless Electric String Trimmer

Greenworks 21602 Electric String Trimmer

Going green is more than using a waterless urinal at the museum, or recycling once a month, it’s finding a wonderfully designed product that works well in your yard. With so many people supposedly “going green” to follow the trend, leaves a lot of people just going through the motions to say they’re doing it.

When you can take one product that traditionally has done a number of damage to the environment and make it green, then you are really taking a giant step. The Greenworks String Trimmer and Edger is just the tool for you if your ambitions are to reduce your carbon footprint.

Designed to be easy on you and on the environment, the trimmer does its job without the need to emit harmful fumes or suck up dangerous gas. You can move forwarding life, beyond awkward and harmful gas trimmers, mowers and blowers with a yard tool that creates virtually no impact except in your yard.

Built with usability, power and performance in mind, this does its job well so you can feel great about your yard and your “green” mission.

Efficiency is paramount so you won’t have to worry about scheduling maintenance or tune-ups with this fine machine.

Some of its user-friendly features are an auto line advancement system that replenishes the lines that are worn down as needed. Even the shaft on the telescope adjusts to your height so there will be no straining on your body.

Given that it has a Lithium Ion battery included, you will be able to get up to a whopping forty-five minutes of use per charge, which is roughly three times longer than comparable nickel cadmium batteries! Plus, the charger reduces the use of energy by thirty five percent, which means that it’s also Energy Star rated.

The machine weighs just over seven pounds and is incredibly easy to hold an handle, so that it can do your dirty work, very “cleanly”.

About its Manufacturer: Greenworks

Greenworks makes their mark on the world by providing wonderful, reliable and safe products to the world. Each one of their products come with a highly superior; double the industry standard four-year warranty. Their mission is to make products for the home and garden that are both hassle-free and safer on the environment than normal, gas guzzling mowers.

Backed by an four-year warranty, which is double the industry standard, the battery carries a one-year warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. This weighs 7.5 pounds and is available for shipping to select countries outside the United States.

Here are some of the other features...

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    A twelve inch cutting swath
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    A six amp hour charger and battery
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    Easily can be converted to an edger
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    Warranty of four year parts and labor
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    One year on battery

Here are some of the pros and cons...

Easy assembly – only thing needed was a Phillips screwdriver for 1 screw.

Build quality is pretty good –made from good craftsmanship.

Automatic line feed is solid – usually feeds ¼’’ of new line.

A solid battery length – the battery works great for all but typically mega lawns.

Solid power – even though it’s electric, it comes with decent power to handle the job.

Reports of battery length- I know battery length was on the Pros, but some people complained, but mainly due to the fact they had larger yards.

Greenworks 21602 String Trimmer


Get away from the gas guzzling, fume polluting, traditional machines of the yard by going with the Greenworks 12 inch Cordless Electric String Trimmer and Edger. It works extremely well, and as long as you have your expectations reasonable and in the right place, the battery should last long enough for a battery-powered machine. This is a solid buy for people who are looking to make the next step in reducing their carbon footprint.

RATING: 4.0 out of 5