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Which of the 10 Most Eco-Friendly Food Trucks Roam L.A.?

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Where does this amazing hot dog come from? (Julie Wolfson/LAist)


Where does this amazing hot dog come from? (Julie Wolfson/LAist)
According to Mother Nature Network, the Let's Be Frank and the Green Truck rank among ten of the food trucks cruising U.S. cities from Washington D.C. to Seattle, Washington that are the most eco-friendly. With their locally-soured, organic ingredients and nitrite, artificial flavor, color, filler and preservative-free wieners, sausages, and buns, Let's Be Frank, serves up, frankly, one of the best hot dogs in LA from their trailer and carts.

And Kogi who? One of the first of the "nouveau" food trucks to break the mold set by our beloved old school taco trucks was the Green Truck, whose fleet of on-the-go catering vehicles first caught our eye in early 2008. Serving up healthier, organic, and veggie-friendly fare, the Green Truck is made more eco-friendly since they prep in a solar-powered commissary, power their trucks with vegetable oil, and use biodegradable products for their packaging. Now branching out to New York, you may have seen this earth-loving truck make a special stop on a recent episode of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.

Though they didn't make the MNN list, we think Frysmith should get a special shoutout for their use of veg oil to power their fry-toting wheels, and to Locali's Icycle, for their vegan-friendly treats and putting the pedal to the...well, road.

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There's a growing number of trucks who emphasize eco-friendliness from how they're powered to what they serve, which is likely a part of their continued popularity. Need to catch up on the almost 100 food trucks and mobile eateries that use Twitter to help you pick what to eat on this Earth Day? We got you covered.