Fine local organic asparagus and other sustainably grown foods are the kind of sexy poster child of environmental topics. But what about the back end of food production--specifically the waste oil left behind from our love for fried foods? A Pittsburgh enterprise is collecting oil from restaurants and individuals for reuse as diesel fuel. See GTECH's ReFuel truck at The Allegheny Front's Feb. 23 Green Gathering.
Our FREE Green Gatherings education series wants to be your copilot for a greener ride. Baum Boulevard Auto will host the event, Saturday February 23 from 10:30-12:30. Test rides will be available on site. We'll also be serving treats and drinks. Click here to register.
You have your pick of fuels to power your car or truck these days. Rick Price heads Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, one of 100 groups working with the US Department of Energy to educate about alternatives to gasoline-fueled vehicles. The Allegheny Front's Jennifer Szweda Jordan takes a ride in a truck that runs on gasoline AND natural gas. Learn more in person at our upcoming Green Gathering.
Do new tax breaks for alternatively fueled vehicles make sense? New research by Carnegie Mellon University calls that into question. This is part of our alternative-fueled vehicle coverage in advance of our Green Gathering Saturday, Feb. 23. Please join The Allegheny Front pit crew to check out various alternatively fueled vehicles.