23 Jul '12, 1pm

Garnet & Gold Goes Green! Abandoned #bikes recycled into dirt-cheap rentals for @floridastate students:

Garnet & Gold Goes Green! Abandoned #bikes recycled into dirt-cheap rentals for @floridastate students:

One of the bikes for rent through FSU's refurbished bike rental program. Photo: FSU reCycle Bike Program College students are always looking for ways to cut costs and Florida State University offers an inexpensive and eco-friendly way for students to get around. The FSU reCycle Bike Program offers refurbished bikes to students for rent at prices much lower than that of purchasing a bike. For $25, you can rent one of the recycled bikes for a semester and $40 will make it yours for an entire year. The program provides a sustainable and healthy alternative to driving. But most students really enjoy the affordability factor , according to student coordinator Mark Kastner. “That’s what a lot of people like – that they can save money,” Kastner said. This fall, FSU reCycle will have 45 bikes for rent on distribution day. There is no way to reserve a bike ahead of time, but Kastne...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2012/07/23/fsu-recycle-bike-prog...

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