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McDonald’s UAE clocks 10 million kilometers on biodiesel blend

McDonald’s UAE clocks 10 million kilometers on biodiesel blend

June 27, 2018 |

In the UAE, McDonald’s UAE announced that its logistics fleet of biodiesel delivery trucks have clocked a whopping 10,000,000 kilometers since the launch of the initiative seven years ago, saving 8,563 tons of carbon dioxide in the process and contributing to improve air quality in the country. Since July 2011, McDonald’s UAE’s logistics fleet has […]

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Union of Concerned Scientists rail on fast food industry, McDonald’s for palm oil sourcing

Union of Concerned Scientists rail on fast food industry, McDonald’s for palm oil sourcing

May 25, 2014 |

In the US, the Union of Concerned Scientists recently scored the palm oil sourcing commitments of 30 companies in the packaged food, fast food, and personal care sectors. 24 of the 30 companies have inadequate commitments or lack commitments altogether to sustainable sourcing. The fast food sector in particular is lagging behind, with only two […]

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Neutral Fuels looks beyond McDonalds to more and bigger markets

Neutral Fuels looks beyond McDonalds to more and bigger markets

January 6, 2014 |

In the UAE, Neutral Fuels is looking beyond McDonalds to find other partners for its cooking oil recycling business in hopes to reduce its dependence on the company. It has already done wonders in Dubai, with 2 million miles driven by McDonalds on fuel produced from its own vat fryer oil, and is setting up […]

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“Algae Biofuels Deemed Unsuitable for Developing Nations.”

“Algae Biofuels Deemed Unsuitable for Developing Nations.”

July 18, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: SugarcaneBlog Algae Biofuels Deemed Unsuitable for Developing Nations – http://t.co/vUJiBd874D WardAlex1 Investing twentieth-century silviculture-could biofuels turn into an slowing restraint of trade? EllenSpeetjens #Circular: McDonald’s “Fries to Fuel” program converts frying oil into biodiesel to feed half its trucks

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McDonald’s completes 800K miles on fryer oil biodiesel in UAE

McDonald’s completes 800K miles on fryer oil biodiesel in UAE

December 17, 2012 |

In the Emirates, in 17 months since commencing to use waste fryer oil biodiesel as fleet fuel, McDonald’s UAE is reporting that its fleet has completed 808,411 miles on biodiesel and has reduced its truck-based carbon dioxide emissions by 80 percent. Neutral Fuels is collecting, filtering, and processing the waste fuels from McDonald’s locations across […]

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Neutral Fuels, McDonalds win awards from Dubai for sustainable biodiesel

Neutral Fuels, McDonalds win awards from Dubai for sustainable biodiesel

March 1, 2012 |

In the UAE, the Crown Prince of Dubai has awarded McDonalds UAE and biofuels refiner Neutral Fuels with a 2011 Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport in the Environmental Protection Category for their dedication to sustainable fuels in the region. Last July, McDonalds started running their supply trucks on biodiesel produced by Neutral Fuels from their […]

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McBiodiesel comes to Emirates

McBiodiesel comes to Emirates

July 4, 2011 |

In the United Arab Emirates, McDonalds and Neutral Fuels have formed a JV to produce biodiesel from recycles vegetable oil collected from McDonald’s outlets. The group said it plans to produce up to 264,000 gallons per year at a facility based in Dubai. McDonalds operates 90 restaurants in the Emirates, and as part of the […]

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