New York City is looking at several ways to reduce its carbon emissions. The city recently launched a pilot project together with MOVE Systems, an American start-up created to bring the mobile food industry into the 21st century. They’ve come up with the MRV, a food cart with cutting edge technology such as solar panels, batteries and alternative fuels. Nowadays, food carts mostly run on propane gas, both polluting and potentially dangerous in urban environments. The MRV carts are for free for vendors who sign up; the carts are paid for by donations and private funding. Yet, it will take some time before you will see them in the streets of the Big Apple, because the city only gives a limited amount of permits for food carts every year.
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