McDonald’s UAE clocks 10 million kilometers on biodiesel blend : Biofuels Digest

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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 been running on fuel made from used vegetable oil from their restaurants in the UAE. The biodiesel is converted by Dubai-based company ‘Neutral Fuels’, a UAE-backed venture that makes use of environment-friendly technology. The initiative is part of Dubai’s green schemes and is a team effort that also incorporates Dubai FDI, the foreign investment promotion arm of the Department of Economic Development

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