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Mineralogical firm calls Government tax on waste oil "bizarre"

A minerals manufacturer has called the current tax on the use of waste oil bizarre and believes the Government is actually incentivising the use of virgin fossil fuels rather than re-use fuels. The firm, which does not want to be named, asserts that it cannot use fuel derived from waste oil because it is not economically viable since the Government started taxing it in November 2008. Having recently invested £1.1 million making its plant compliant to burn ...