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Dartmouth College Office of Public Affairs • Press Release
Posted 06/17/09 • Media Contact: Susan Knapp (603) 646-3661
Dartmouth's Big Green Bus, the student-run, vegetable oil-powered coach that advocates sustainable living, has officially begun their fifth-annual cross country trek (read more about their summer tour).
The 2009 Big Green Bus crew (photo by Joseph Mehling '69)
The 15-person crew of the Big Green Bus aims to raise awareness of energy conservation and environmental responsibility. This year they are travelling in a 1989 MCI coach-style bus with an engine re-built to run on waste vegetable oil and an interior renovated to promote green living. The bus is a rolling science fair, outfitted with a variety of exhibits that highlight five areas of green living: reduce, reuse, and recycle; energy efficiency; cleaner and renewable energy and fuel; food choices; and action through voting on the local, state, and national levels.
The Big Green Bus enjoys continued support from Waste Management, Newman's Own®, Inc., The Timberland Company, and Changents.com.
The crew is excited to start their cross-country trek (photo by Joseph Mehling '69)
Dartmouth has television (satellite uplink) and radio (ISDN) studios available for domestic and international live and taped interviews. For more information, call 603-646-3661 or see our Radio, Television capability webpage.
Last Updated: 6/17/09