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£50 million of used oil stolen

CATERERS ARE being warned to lock up their used cooking oil (UCO) following a dramatic rise in thefts.   With rising fuel price rises and changes to the tax system a serious “black market” for UCO is opening up, with thieves selling it on to be converted into biodiesel.   According to Agri Energy, which…
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Out of the frying pan … and into landfill

THE 20 pence per litre tax differential for biodiesel produced from used cooking oil comes to an end next month. This will mean more oil ends up in landfill or down the plughole as operators and distributors abandon their environmental fuel policies, says Keystone Distribution Europe VP Paul Pegg.   It was back in December…
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