McDonald’s fuelling Victorian delivery trucks with biodiesel from used cooking oil

Victoria, Australia – 5 December 2012 – McDonald’s Australia today launched an innovative new environmental initiative to recycle its used cooking oil into biodiesel to run its Victorian transport fleet trucks. The Hon. Louise Asher, Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business officially opened a new biodiesel processing facility in Dandenong, operated by McDonald’s cleantech partner, Neutral Fuels.

Used vegetable oil is currently being collected from McDonald’s restaurants in Victoria and converted to biodiesel by Neutral Fuels. The biodiesel is then used to fuel McDonald’s transport fleet, owned and operated by distribution partner Martin Brower.…