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Dudley residents urged to recycle oil into electricity
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 drain…
Bridgend’s chip oil makes lovely cuppa
Cooking chips may not seem like an obvious way to make energy to brew your tea, but residents in Bridgend have been helping to power their homes, all by recycling their used cooking oil.
By dropping off oil at collection point located at each of the county’s four civic amenity and household recy…Read more »
Prison’s Chips Help Kids
Prisons across the South Central region have been supporting local charity Helen & Douglas House, by turning waste oil from their kitchens into liquid gold.
For each litre of cooking oil collected from the prisons in the region throughout 2012 a donation was made to the charity by eco-firm Living…Read more »
Record recycling effort puts charity up in the air
It may not seem like the most obvious way of raising money for charity, but Wiltshire residents have raised a huge £1,300 for local charity Wiltshire Air Ambulance – all by recycling their used cooking oil.
The oil recycling campaign, which ran from January to March, saw residents recycle a stag…Read more »
Tower Hamlets residents urged to recycle waste cooking oil
Residents of Tower Hamlets are being encouraged to recycle their used cooking oil, turning it into renewable electricity for homes and businesses.
The recycling scheme, implemented in 2008 by Tower Hamlets Council, in partnership with Veolia Environmental Services, has seen enough used cooking o…Read more »
Shropshire powers ahead with cooking oil recycling
Shropshire Council and their waste contractor Veolia are celebrating the success of a green energy initiative which has seen 6,740 litres of used cooking oil collected from Household Recycling Centres (HRC’s) in Shropshire in the last year alone.
To recognise this achievement Shropshire Council a…Read more »
Oil's well that ends well in Warwickshire
Warwickshire residents are being urged to do something good for the environment and help reduce weighty water bills by recycling their used cooking oil.
An estimated £15 million per year is spent on cleaning blockages caused by ‘fatbergs’ – large masses of fat and grease that build up through di…Read more »
Kirklees residents switch on to green power
Kirklees residents have been praised by eco-firm Living Fuels this week, for helping to generate enough carbon neutral electricity in 2012 to make around half a million cups of tea, all by recycling their used cooking oil.
Waste cooking oil is traditionally a difficult waste to dispose of, with …Read more »
Pour more: from chip fat to cuppa
Thousands of Somerset families have won praise for transforming their used cooking oil into green power for homes and businesses.
All 18 Somerset recycling sites started taking cooking oil one year ago so it could be used to generate renewable power. Around 6,000 litres of cooking oil – weighing…Read more »
REG Bio-Power celebrates extension of contract
REG Bio-Power is delighted to announce the extension of its short term operating reserve (STOR) contract with National Grid.
The contract, which will now run until April 2015, ensures that the National Grid receives reserve power at times of increased or unexpected demand, such as for national e…Read more »