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Black market springs up for used vegetable oil

Chicago Tribune 05/08/2017

Last year, 1.4 billion pounds of used vegetable oil was turned into biodiesel fuel. The resulting business opportunity has led to thefts of used oil from restaurants. Last year, $75 million worth of the grease was illegally siphoned from restaurants and sold to refineries, according to the National Renderers Association.

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