Chocolate Power

January 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/18/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 15/16, p3
The article reports that British environmentalists Andy Peg and John Grimshaw are driving from England to Africa in a chocolate-powered truck. The two environmentalist are making the 4,500-mile trip using a special fuel developed by Ecotec Resources. The firm recycles old, unusable chocolate into ethanol fuel.


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