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Animal fat into renewable energy

Tyson Foods, Inc., the largest US meat company, is developing renewable energy from animal fat. According to Chief Executive Richard Bond, “"(The fuel is) absolutely better than ethanol."  Tyson produces 2.3 billion pounds of fat a year as a byproduct of its operations and could potentially start production of the fuel by the end of the year. They are also looking producing energy from poultry litter. 

To read the full article please visit http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/

Creating renewable resources from waste is moving towards sustainable production; however, when suffering is involved, as in the case of animals raised for food, the plight of God’s animals should be of most importance.

Reducing the number of animals raised for food, reduces the amount of waste produced. This is the most direct and effective path to decrease environmental pollution and animal suffering.

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