Jet Fuel & Food Waste

By Science & Food | September 10, 2015 10:00 am

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In an effort to decrease air pollution, United Airlines is using a biofuel combination consisting of traditional jet fuel, farm waste, and animal fats. To further shed light on the national food waste dilemma, John Oliver explores the multitude of consequences arising from “farm-to-not-table”.

Farm Waste and Animal Fat Will Help Power a United Jet – The New York Times

Food Waste – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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