7th annual 'Get Green' South Bronx Earth Fest held to raise environmental awareness

Organizers say the event brings people in the

Organizers say the event brings people in the community together and keeps kids out of trouble

The seventh annual "Get Green" South Bronx Earth Fest was held today to bring awareness to the importance of recycling and a clean environment.

Participants converted the engine of a former school bus to run on used vegetable oil, making it a clean-energy vehicle. Green Mountain Energy, which was present at the event, donated $12,000 to help put solar panels on the bus.

Organizers say...

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