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McDonald's to use left overs to fuel trucks

Monday, July 4, 2011 - 2:13pm

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Humans aren't the only ones fueling up on McDonald’s Happy Meals.
A plan to power the company's trucks with left over’s from the fast food cooking process is in the works by McDonald’s United Arab Emirates Branch.

McDonald’s hopes to lower its carbon footprint by having its vegetable oil do double duty.

Dubai based Neutral Foods has a deal to convert used oil from Micky-D's outlets into biodiesel.

The partnership plans to produce fuel that will burn fifty-percent cleaner than your average diesel.


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