06 Apr '12, 2pm

Mobile Greenhouse Runs on Waste Vegetable Oil, Teaches Kids Sustainable Practices (Interview)

Mobile Greenhouse Runs on Waste Vegetable Oil, Teaches Kids Sustainable Practices (Interview)

Prior to the Compass Green project the only time a DIY greenhouse could have been considered mobile was when they were poorly constructed and a strong wind carried them off. After a successful Kickstarter fundraiser (which TreeHugger covered last year ) Nick Runkle and Justin Cutter transformed an old truck into a mobile greenhouse, and have become vanguards of the mobile gardening trend . This isn't the first glamorous job the humble box-truck has held. It came to Nick's attention when he saw a picture of the truck on his brother's computer. The truck's sides had been cut out and replaced with Plexiglas. It turned out that the truck had spent some time as a mobile art gallery, and was left sitting in a lot on Long Island by the artist when she moved to Berlin. © Compass Green Justin(Left). Nick (Right) . "I was at a college in Colorado when Nick called me up with the wild...

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