A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 used a 50-50 mix of conventional jet fuel and biofuel on a flight from Shanghai to Beijing in 2015. Photo: HandoutA Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 used a 50-50 mix of conventional jet fuel and biofuel on a flight from Shanghai to Beijing in 2015. Photo: Handout
A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 used a 50-50 mix of conventional jet fuel and biofuel on a flight from Shanghai to Beijing in 2015. Photo: Handout

Woks away: China’s plan to make jet fuel from restaurant leftovers

But biofuel researcher cautions it could be difficult to collect enough ‘gutter oil’

Topic |   Energy
A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 used a 50-50 mix of conventional jet fuel and biofuel on a flight from Shanghai to Beijing in 2015. Photo: HandoutA Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 used a 50-50 mix of conventional jet fuel and biofuel on a flight from Shanghai to Beijing in 2015. Photo: Handout
A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 used a 50-50 mix of conventional jet fuel and biofuel on a flight from Shanghai to Beijing in 2015. Photo: Handout
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