October 4, 2004

Free electricity, from fryer grease

Green Trust, a renewable energy research center, powers their facilities with waste vegetable oil. Their 12.5 kw Detroit Diesel 2-71 generator (the VeggieGen) happily slurps used fryer grease instead of diesel fuel. It’s clean burning, renewable, and a recycled product that normally gets landfilled. See the details at www.green-trust.org

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Greenbuild Expo

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2004 in Portland, Oregon on 10th to 12th November – 3 days of workshops, talks and exhibitions for anyone involved in green building. There’ll also be tours of green buildings.


Fees vary depending on how many events you want to attend.
For more information and registration see the website

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How to grow a vegetable garden

10 easy steps to start a vegetable garden

– Select a good spot for your garden: make sure the soil’s well drained, not too shallow, not too rocky and avoid shady areas. Remember vegetables can be grown on terraces too.

The Garden

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