Blog Archives – Latest School Fundraiser: Biodiesel

Posted on October 31, 2014 by John Davis Tired of buying lop-sided candles or ugly wrapping paper just because you want to help your school make a few bucks? Well, maybe you can do like another school in North Carolina

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Beaufort County Schools signs on with biodiesel fundraising program

Link to original story By Maria Satira, Weekend Anchor – WASHINGTON, N.C. – Another school district in the East will soon get cash for used cooking oil. Beaufort County Schools officially signed on with the Biodiesel 4 Schools program

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Entrepreneurs supply biodiesel to NC school buses

Link to the article BY ELENA NOVAK enovak@newsobserver.comSeptember 1, 2014 DURHAM — Starting this fall, some school buses in Durham, Johnston and Pitt counties will run on a unique fuel source: used cooking oil. The three school systems are among the

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Clean Industry Initiatives are a Win for Bottom Lines and the Environment

View original article HERE 14 Jul, 2014 By: Jennifer Alten Throughout the country, many communities and businesses are making the move toward clean industry. For them, the numbers need to add up, meaning it has to make economic sense. But becoming

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The Little Bus That Could Go Green

Click HERE to go to the page   Show Description:I’ll bet you don’t give a lot of thought to how kids are transported to and from schools, right?  You put them on the bus and think about it again when

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WRAL: Triangle company wants to help school buses go green

VIDEO :: WRAL: Biodiesel 4 Schools Link to the article Posted May 2 CREDITS Reporter Brian Shrader Photographer Greg Hutchinson Web Editor Derek Medlin MORE ON THIS Green Circle NC BENSON, N.C. — As school systems look for more ways to

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KFC and Biodiesel 4 Schools help kids who need winter coats

Recently, Kentucky Fried Chicken in conjunction with Green Circle NC and their Biodiesel 4 Schools program, donated $1,000 to Northwest Elementary. The money will be used by Northwest to provide students in need with winter coats and uniforms. In appreciation

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Smithfield Herald – Cooking oil becomes biodiesel

Starting with canola seeds, right, cooking oil is yellow. After being used, it turns brown. On the left is a beaker of biodiesel made from the used cooking oil. Pictured Jan. 28. PAULA SELIGSON — Link to the article By Paula Seligson

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Christensen: The country’s unwinding as told through NC man

BY ROB CHRISTENSEN – STAFF COLUMNIST  January 21, 2014 Read more here:   BENSON — Working in little shop on a country road in Johnston County, it is hard to imagine that Dean Price was the leading figure in

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Turning cooking oil into biodiesel fuel: Biodiesel 4 Schools

by Jonathan Weant POSTED: 6:30 PM Jan 15 2014 Here is a link to the story and the video The Pitt County Schools recently put the “Biodiesel 4 Schools” program into action. Local restaurants can either donate or sell their

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Dean Price of Biodiesel 4 Schools Featured in NY Times Bestseller

Dean Price and Biodiesel 4 Schools in "The Unwinding,"

Read the story of Dean Price, and what lead him to Biodiesel 4 Schools in this NY Times Bestseller, "The Unwinding" by George Packer.