31 Oct '11, 11am

Police Confiscate Generators, Occupy Wall Street Switches to Bike Power (Video)

Last Friday, fire fighters confiscated six gas generators and biodiesel that helped protestors at Zuccotti Park in New York City power a great variety of functions - there's a press outlet, full service kitchen, improvisational drum group, library, medic station, as well as sanitation working committee on site. While painful, loss of the generators can be remedied with bike-driven models, say environmental action group Time's Up! - it is trying to green the Occupy Wall Street movement. Working together with the OWS Sustainable Working Group, Time's Up is hoping to raise $ 8,000 to shift from the platoon of gas generators previously running appliances - phones, computers, food centers - to a dozen or more energy generating pedal bikes. At least one bike is already running on site and Time's Up reports it has received donations ($2,335) at Crowdrise to build more custom bike...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/energy-bike-makes...

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