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I have sent a couple of messages via the message button at the bottom of the page... I have just contributed to the project and the project has now achieved its target goal... Please see the messages I sent in for some further thoughts / questions regarding maximizing the impact (in your town and mine) of our day on the bike!
Hope to hear from you soon -
Donald - motiveART
I feel fortunate that we have a compost plan here in San Francisco. I think it is very important that we do all we can to give back to our planet.
Great work guys. My project, the Western Queens Compost Initiative, got its seed money through Kickstarter to do just this. We collect at 4 CSA's and 2 Greenmarkets. Our absorption sites include three community gardens, two private gardens, and an urban farm. The compost that's processed is used here in the city to improve the soil in public green spaces, and to grow more food in urban gardens & on urban farms.
Looking forward to your campaign being funded successfully.
AMAZING! Great idea!
I second Bikes at Work. http://www.bikesatwork.com/ And if you're really set on electricity, go electric-assist with a Stokemonkey on an Xtracycle.
awesome awesome awesome! but are you sure you guys need an electric bike? seems a shame to use electricity to move the stuff around when pedal power might do it. my first guess is that the energy use is acceptably low, but it all depends on context - compared to what? one could start with a calculation. in any case, have you seen Bikes at Work? their trailers are best for large hauls, although they may be less maneuverable in NYC than you prefer. on the other hand, if you are moving a lot of product, then there may not be a 3-wheeler large enough for your needs.