News : Isles of Shoals’ Thomas Laighton Receives First Biodiesel Fill-up

Oct 13, 2011

From Portsmouth Patch and Exeter Patch

Since joining the Green Alliance two years ago, the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company has gone a long way in rendering its operations more sustainable. From instituting a more rigorous recycling program to investing in compostable plastic cups, theirs is a business increasingly invested in doing their part to protect the environmental heritage on which so much of their tourism-based business depends.

Starting now, it’s a philosophy they plan to run on – literally.

Last Wendesday, the company’s famed Thomas Laighton received its first fill-up of B5 biodiesel from Simply Green, making its trial run later that same evening.

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