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09/05/06

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Categories: From The Desk of Sue, Fixing Up The Bus

Another Big Green Bus....Change your fuel. Change your world!

The Big Green Bus

I found this group of Dartmouth College students while doing a web search and I am VERY impressed with their initiative, drive and goals!

If you haven't heard of them before, they are a group of young people who have travelled across the United States this past summer in a school bus converted to run on used vegetable oil (WVO).

Their mission was to promote the use of alternative energies through education and example. They travelled around the country in their bus hoping to foster awareness about current global energy issues and create open dialogue about tangible solutions to those problems.

Refuelling was not a problem as all they had to do was pull into a fast food outlet ... think about that next time you reach for a fry!

"Most vehicles today are powered by gasoline, which is a fossil fuel. Fossil fuels create carbon dioxide when they are burned. When too much carbon dioxide builds up in Earth's atmosphere, it creates environmental problems. For example, the burning of fossil fuels has been linked to global warming. WVO does not release extra carbon dioxide into the atmosphere when it burns."

What a terrific and innovative idea to help this planet! The Bus Man and I wish them all the best in their efforts!

You can read more about the individual students, how they converted the bus engine, and their future plans at this website: The Big Green Bus

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From the: Back-To-School, Back-To- Work, Why isn't it Summer All Year Long??? Desk Of Sue

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