240 Anchorage Restaurants Recycle Fryer Grease into Biodiesel

240 Anchorage Restaurants Recycle Fryer Grease into Biodiesel

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fryer-grease-morguefile.jpgThe Anchorage area’s private trash hauler, Alaska Waste, is picking up used food-frying oil and has started turning it into biodiesel to power its trucks.

The company showed off its new $3 million plant Thursday in south Anchorage where it turned out its first batch of biodiesel last week.

Alaska Waste is collecting oil from 240 restaurants, groceries, hotels and hospitals from Girdwood to Wasilla.

(READ the AP story at SanDiego.com)

Photo from Morguefile.com

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