Part Two of an ongoing series featuring entrepreneurs who utilize straight or waste vegetable oil (SVO/WVO) to fuel their businesses while reducing their carbon footprints.
For every U2 and Bon Jovi—touring the world in private jets and spacious tour buses—there are thousands of working musicians making their way to the clubs and bars of America in not-so-spacious passenger vans.
Andy Reitz, a drummer from Boston, was one such musician. Fed up with pouring the bulk of his band’s earnings into the gas tank after every gig, Andy, and fellow musician Anthony Rovedo, founded Greenvans, a company dedicated to helping musicians save money while doing their part to help to reduce the environmental impact of touring. I had a chance to speak with Reitz about the birth of Boston-based Greenvans. Read the whole interview after the jump…