Motorist turns to cooking oil to beat price of fuel


A former mechanic has built a makeshift oil refinery in his garden to beat the rising price of fuel.

Michael Prokopiuk, from Northampton, collects used oil from local Asian restaurants and converts it into biodiesel with a kit that cost him £300.

By law anyone can make up to 2,500 litres of biodiesel a year tax-free.

Joel Mapp finds out how he does it.

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