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Would you drive on biodiesel?

Melanie Grant - One Show team | 15:19 UK time, Thursday, 2 October 2008

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Who would believe....that cars could run off re-used cooking oil. Heard about biodiesel?

Dom Littlewood finds out how using biodiesel is saving people thousands of pounds simply because they're processing used cooking oil.

He meets a man whose 4x4 purely runs off the vegetable oil used to cook meals in his pub.

With the cost of fuel having increased by almost a third since August last year, some 20,000 people up and down the country are now making biodiesel.

Such is the demand for biodiesel, people are now selling used vegetable oil on auction wesbites!

There are around 75 outlets around the country who supply biodiesel. Click here to find your local supplier.

But before you start storing your chip fat away.....note there are strict guidelines you must follow. Renewable Energy Association (020 7747 1830) or Energy Savings Trust (0800 512 012) can also advise you.

Is biodiesel really worth it? Would you try it?

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