All's OK in the UK when you turn fish & chips to biofuel

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Teach a man to eat fish & chips and he'll enjoy his lunch. Teach a man to turn fish & chip oil into biodiesel, and he'll drive a cleaner car. As the Onion once said, stereotypes are a real time saver. So, I don't have to tell you how much those Brits love their fish & chips, right? Now, though, the food that's eaten by every single British person at least two times a day is also contributing to the green fuel movement in the UK. According to the AFP, a group called the Low Impact Living Initiative (LILI) is out teaching classes on how to turn waste grease into biodiesel. Their favorite source of used oil is fish and chip shops, which, by law in the UK, must be placed every 50 feet all along the country so that a Briton never need stop eating the battered fish or deep fried potatoes. Thus far, LILI has taught over 1,000 people how to process the oil into biodiesel, and told the paper that each rise in fuel prices brings in more people, each one of them carrying three serving of fish and chips.

You know, reading this post over again, I think I may have exaggerated a bit here and there.

[Source: AFP]

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