More recycling available-Dudley’s chip fat makes great cuppa

More recycling available-Dudley’s chip fat makes great cuppa

Residents are being urged to recycle their used cooking oil at the Dudley household waste recycling centre, for use in renewable electricity generation.

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Residents are being urged to recycle their used cooking oil at the Dudley household waste recycling centre, for use in renewable electricity generation.
Currently an average of £15 million each year is spent clearing ‘fatbergs’ from our sewers thanks to incorrect disposal of cooking oil down drains. When sent to landfill, it fares no better, often leaking into rivers and lakes and harming wildlife.
However, in a scheme implemented by Dudley Borough Council, all cooking oil recycled at the Stourbridge household waste recycling centre is collected by eco-firm, Living Fuels and recovered into an environmentally friendly bioliquid. This bioliquid is then used in the company’s renewable energy facilities to create carbon neutral electricity for the National Grid.
Just one litre of used cooking oil can provide energy to make 240 cups of tea, and one full collection tank can power the average home for a year.
Councillor Tracy Wood, cabinet…

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