Europe and UK pour 17,000 tons of cooking oil into vehicles a day

Analysis finds 58% of rapeseed oil in Europe is burned for fuel despite soaring prices and climate impact

Europe and the UK are pouring 17,000 tons – or about 19 million bottles – of cooking oil into vehicle fuel tanks every day, even though it is up to two-and-a-half times more expensive than before 2021, according to new analysis.

The equivalent of another 14 million bottles a day of palm and soy oil – mostly from Indonesia and South America – is also burned for fuel, the research says.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/22/europe-and-uk-pour-17000-tons-of-cooking-oil-into-vehicles-a-day

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