Uranus has recently set a record by collecting over 2.5 tonnes of UCO in a month from restaurants, hostels, canteens, and other similar sources in and around Chennai. UCO poses a threat to human health, when consumed, and to the environment when dumped untreated. Hence, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and the Biodiesel Association of India, have recently launched the Repurpose UCO (RUCO) program, to prevent UCO from getting into the food supply chain or the environment, and to use it for producing biofuel.
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