Nothing goes to waste! Roadkill turned into biofuel


In the United Kingdom, pet and animal lovers are upset that their dead pets are being rendered down to fat and converted into biodiesel for use in transportation and tractors. A local Council passed the policy to do so, but some are angry that the council is using cat and dog roadkill for biofuel if no chips are found on the pets.

Derry City and Strabane Council said, The remains were scanned to find an identifying chip but, as is often the case with roadkill, no chip was found and it was passed to a third party for rendering.”

“Cats Matter wants councils to scan all dead pets for microchips so they can be returned to owners and it wants to change the law so drivers who hit a cat must stop,” according to The UK Mirror.