Author Archives: Lyle

Moving Out

The good news from the Plant is that bio-herbicides are booming. The bad news for Piedmont is that we are abandoning our wash-dry facility to make way.

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Conscious Company Magazine

It seems a new media is emerging around social enterprise. The tagline for Conscious Company magazine is, “The future of business as usual.” We hear that Bryan Welch, the former CEO of Mother Earth News is founding a new magazine … Continue reading

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Nature Interpretative Trail

For years I have been suggesting to the good people of Abundance that they build a trail around The Plant.

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Exterior Decorating

The new, improved Piedmont Biofuels is moving out of our beloved Control Room to make way for another tenant. It makes sense. We are driving toward financial sustainability.

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Price Change

I have to admit it’s rare. We’ve been distributing fuel since 2002, and we have only changed our price a handful of times.

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Green Shoots

We’ve survived another winter. Trail volumes are beginning to grow again.

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Smart Fleet Award

Winning awards is something Piedmont does a lot of. Here’s our latest, from the folks at the NC Clean Technology Center. We are grateful to Piedmont’s board chair, Brian Gullete for representing us on this one…

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Piedmont 3.0

Here we go. Piedmont needs to re-invent itself. Again.

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Goodbye, Dad

I’m in West Virginia tonight. We are driving to Canada to bury my father, who died this morning in his bed in Guelph, Ontario.

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Biodiesel Magazine

Ron Kotroba did a story on safety in which Piedmont is quoted.

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