"It was so easy and such a good thing for us to do that it made perfect sense for us to use biodiesel," Cardeiro told the Newport Daily News. "Why wouldn't we?"
The benefits go beyond the environment. Newport Biodiesel, a local producer that was looking for more space, gets to use some land at the Sanctuary to produce the biofuel (made from "recycled cooking grease collected from Aquidneck Island restaurants") in exchange for giving some of it to the Sanctuary. Talk about a win-win. Or is that a win-win-win?
[Source: Christine McCall / Newport Daily News]