Anyone still caring for a clipped green lawn can lessen their enviro guilt by trading in weed-killing chemicals for a herd of goats. If you’ve got invasive plants, never fear: Your milkweed brings all the goats to the yard. They could eat it, but they have to charge ($725/day plus tax for a 60-goat herd at Rent-a-Ruminant).

Increasing numbers of companies offer goat-driven brush and weed control. Unlike cows, which eat grass, goats like to eat weeds and shrubs — even poisonous ones. (I mean, they are GOATS. They eat whatever. It’s the beauty of goats.)

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Large lawn owners from golf courses to governments have taken advantages of the goats' services, which include spreading free, all-natural fertilizer on the lawn while they work. Bonus: SO MUCH CUTER than a lawnmower! And we like this California company's motto: "Go Green. Go Goats."

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