The Great American Ballpark and Biodiesel

Posted By on August 18, 2009

Not only has the Cincinnati been a pioneer in using biodiesel in their city buses (PDF), but the Great American Ballpark is being praised as one of the greenest Major League Baseball facilities in the nation. Chris DickersonThe ballpark composts its grass clippings and convert all the cooking oil in the consession stands to biodiesel fuel according to a recent article.  Reds outfielder Chris Dickerson, cofounder and CEO of “,” says there has been great support in Cincinnati from Rumpke dispersing recycling bins to fans participating in efforts to use resources more carefully. Dickerson’s goal is to try and “instill consciousness” among Reds fans.



  • Hi there RichC. I skipper the boat Earthrace, which runs B100 biodiesel. Our next project is we’re heading down to Antarctica to try and stop the japanese Whalers. Now I’m looking to start a twitter, and would really really like the earthrace userrname, which I think you have. would it be possible to acquire this from you?? my email is

  • Twitter @earthrace is now yours Pete. Glad you found me and will put it to good use. For those wondering about, check them out or read my archived posts:

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  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.