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Chip pan oil to be turned into biodiesel fuel

Instead of waste vegetable oil going down the sink, the Environment Agency and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) want to make it easier for places like chip shops to avoid regulatory red tape and produce high quality oil for biodiesel use. More than 75,000 tonnes of waste vegetable oil transforms into biodiesel each year and by 2008/09 the Government wants at least 2.5% of fuel consumed in the UK to be biofuel. Environment Agency head of external programmes Martin Brocklehurst ...