Photos: Getting around on biodiesel

Photos: Getting around on biodiesel

Summary: Josh Tickell promotes biodiesel through books and a backyard equipped to make the alternative fuel.


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  • view to Tickell's backyard

    A view into Josh Tickell's backyard, where you'll see an organic garden immediately to the left, his home office, his diesel-engine Volkswagen Jetta and a biodiesel fueling station with extra drums of the alternative fuel, which is made from vegetable oil. Tickell is the author of a book about the fuel, "Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle East Oil Dependence and Make Money Growing Fuel," due for release in February.

  • home-fueling station

    A home biodiesel fueling station, complete with pump, trolley and drum of biodiesel fuel ordered from a distributor, Biodiesel Solutions. Biodiesel proponent Josh Tickell plugs a cigarette-lighter adapter into his VW Jetta to power the pump.

  • outside the home office

    Josh Tickell outside his home office, just steps from his organic garden and biodiesel fueling station. Tickell drove a biodiesel vehicle, called the Veggie Van, across the country more than a year ago to promote the alternative fuel.

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