Why are all the very best ideas from Japan? Isn’t this the very best cost-cutting, low-carbon approach? I’m going to be suggesting this to Fife Council for verges, parks and wasteland… “Mikuni Construction Co. in Kitakyusyu City, southern Japan, announced in August 2009, that it would be launching a new service to rent goats for weeding grass starting in April 2010. This unique weeding method does not require any machinery, and is drawing attention as an environmentally friendly technique.” Read more here.
Hat-tip to Os for this story.