Beth Calabotta
Sustainability Education Grant

Beth CalabottaThe Beth Calabotta Sustainability Education Grant was established to help deserving full-time students interested in science, research and biodiesel sustainability. Beth was an advocate for student development and a supporter of biofuel sustainability. She had an unquenchable love for agriculture and life-sciences. During her career, Beth efforts focused almost solely on the development of biofuels as viable energy alternatives to conventional fuels.
The intent of this grant is  to memorialize Beth Calabotta for her lifetime achievements and dedication to biodiesel sustainability and Indirect Land Use Change research. 
This grant provides financial support to students studying initiatives that promote or support the use of biodiesel or renewable diesel.  A portion of the financial award should be used to cover the recipient’s costs to attend and participate in the Biodiesel Sustainability Workshop (in St. Louis, September 26 -27, 2018) and related pre-and post-activities. The remaining funds should be applied toward academic expenses.
Applications are due by midnight on March 31, 2018. To read more about the grant criteria and submit an application click here.

NBF  Hosts New York Congressional Biodiesel Tour on March 23

January 25, 2018

The New York City Tour is an educational opportunity providing congressional staffers and government officials with current information on biodiesel and Bioheat®. Stops will include the NY City Sanitation Department and emissions test lab, lunch with NYC Councilman Constantinides and a visit to the Bronx Design and Construction Academy. Briefings will be conducted by state and national experts, technology providers, fleet managers and sustainability officers experienced with biodiesel use. The tour is sponsored by, HERO BX, Incobrasa Industries, Mid-America Biofuels, Minnesota Soybean Processors, National Biodiesel Board, Renewable Energy Group, Inc., and Western Iowa Energy. Review agenda.

    NYC Tour Sponsors

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The National Biodiesel Foundation was organized in 1994. The mission of the National Biodiesel Foundation is to accomplish outreach, education, research and demonstration activities for the advancement of biodiesel and its co-products to improve rural economic development, national security, air quality and the environment.

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