There are many advantages of clearing Lantana with efficient hand held devices such as;
- Utilizing hand held machines greatly reduces the environmental impact opposed to using heavy machinery which destroys natural flora and fauna in their path, while also increasing erosion and germination of unwanted seeds caused by disturbing the soil with wheels and tracks.
- Using hand held machines achieves instant results opposed to using chemicals or pesticides, allowing the land to be used immediately for the desired purpose.
- The risk of fire is greatly reduced opposed to using chemicals and pesticides, which leave dry flammable skeletons for up to 16 months, creating a potentially extreme fire hazard.
- Land value can be increased from its original value.
- Chemicals and pesticides are not the most ideal substances to be sprayed into the atmosphere and onto the natural flora and fauna, displaying the need for efficient manual clearing methods.