The Road to Green is Orange

Energy Efficient Outdoor Power Equipment


The Road to Green is Orange

At STIHL, we invest considerable resources in making energy-efficient products that minimize our impact on the environment. We’re committed to developing powerful, fuel-efficient outdoor power equipment while using production practices that are environmentally responsible. After all, taking care of nature is the very basis of everything we do.

Managing Our Environment


Over the past several years, STIHL has made significant investments in research and development to address our environmental footprint. STIHL is dedicated to developing products that are environmentally responsible. We are proud that our product line features some of the best available technologies and some of the cleanest running outdoor power equipment available today. STIHL will continue to work toward socially responsible environmental stewardship both in operation and manufacture. We are also working to increase environmental awareness in our vendors and business partners. After all, taking care of nature is the very basis of our operation.

STIHL partners with agencies and organizations that encourage the responsible use of natural resources, promote sustainable growth woodlands, and support the continuing of our future farmers and agribusiness professionals.

A long-term proponent of responsible forest management, STIHL believes we can all work together to keep our country clean, green and beautiful.

Engine Technologies


Low-Emission Engines. STIHL uses a variety of engine technologies to provide powerful, lightweight equipment that delivers low emissions, increased fuel efficiency, low noise and decreased maintenance. Customers can choose from STIHL's patented hybrid 4-MIX® or stratified charge 2-cycle depending on their particular needs and objectives.

Electric. STIHL also produces a line of corded electric equipment that offers the quality, performance and safety features our customers expect from STIHL, while minimizing environmental impact.

Ergonomic Designs increase operator comfort and safety and help reduce fatigue. From reduced vibration levels and the shape of the handle to the contour of the shoulder straps, STIHL engineers have taken every detail into consideration and designed STIHL equipment with the end user in mind.

Non-Petroleum Based Lubricants and Oils provide a highly biodegradable, more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional oils. These ester or vegetable-based oils are less harmful to humans, animals, microorganisms and plants.

STIHL OILOMATIC® Saw Chains and Ematic™ Guide Bars provide optimal lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption than conventional methods which can translate into significant cost savings.

STIHL Cordless Electric outdoor power tools with 36 volts of power feature superior operating speeds so more gets done in less time. The heart of the STIHL system is the 36 volt Lithium-Ion battery. It has no gradual loss of power, and can be charged in as little as 25 minutes with the optional rapid charger. Lithium-Ion products are lighter than most gasoline-powered equipment. Without the restrictions of electric tools, the items in this product line eliminate both fuel costs and exhaust emissions. Choose the greener solution that doesn't sacrifice performance.

No Gas. No Cord. No Emissions. No Compromise.

The STIHL Inc. "Caring for Nature" seal identifies its powered products and oils that are more environmentally conscious. For powered products, the seal signifies that they produce zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines "low exhaust emissions" as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards. For oils, the seal means that the oils are highly biodegradable, degrading by 80 percent or more within 21 days.

Caring for Nature Products

STIHL offers a wide array of environmentally friendly outdoor power equipment.

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A Greener Shade of Orange

At STIHL, we are committed to developing products that minimize environmental impact and reduce consumption of natural resources.

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