23 Jan '12, 11am

Collecting used oil to exchange for new cooking oil for needy

Collecting used oil to exchange for new cooking oil for needy

SINGAPORE: Some 15,000 students from various schools and residents in the North West district, are exchanging used cooking oil for new bottles of cooking oil to help the needy. Not many realise that used cooking oil can be used for a good cause. For 12-year-old Jonas Tan, he collects used cooking oil from his mother after she has prepared dinner. He's one of those taking part in the project called Grease-cycle In Aid @ North West. Tan said: "This is my first time and I feel excited about it! I look forward to it because I learn that I can help the needy and also the world. We can help recycle the oil into fuel and soap." The launch marks the start a three-month campaign - till March - to engage students and residents in collecting used cooking oil. They aim to collect 10,000 litres of it and will be exchanging it for 10,000 new bottles of oil. This is about a year's supply...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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