The amount of vegetable oil used to prepare foods is staggering. The amount of used vegetable oil that we waste is even more amazing, but with a bit of imagination, it does not have to be this way.
The answers are closer than we want to acknowledge, but they are present. In the spirit of being the change you want to see, there are a group of people that are converting their cars to run on vegetable oil.
This is the story of Matt Shapiro.
We go on and on about how there are limits to our resources. Yet with just a bit of effort we can solve problems.
There could be a centralized place in communities that will clean the used oil and provide it to customers. This could mean employment to members of a community.
The gunk that is leftover could be composted and given to community gardens or sold to people looking for this type of material. Perhaps the composted matter could be used to help restore damaged land areas. It is possible.
This is one time that love for french fries can help move a nation, and any legitimate reason to scarf down french fries works for me.