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February 4th, 2013
Written by Sarah Piper on February 4, 2013in Featured, Food waste, Travel - 0 Comments
I love road trips. The word freedom for me conveys images of being behind the wheel, an open road in front of me, and no agenda to keep.
But driving is hard on the conscience, when much of my work and life are shaped around activism and education focused on environmental and social justice issues. America’s quest for oil is a root cause of wars in the Middle East and environmental disasters such as the BP oil spill, and it continues to be a hot-button political and conservation issue.
Since I first heard it was possible, it has been a dream of mine to own a car that runs on waste vegetable oil — burning a resource widely regarded as trash. And finally, last summer, I was able to make that dream a reality. Continue…