Listen: Virginia man arrested for stealing hundreds of gallons of Burger King grease
"Of fast, food, the news thing Steelers a smartphone at all? Nope. It's cooking grease. Floors of Richmond admitted to stealing hundreds of gallons of used cooking grease from a Burger King. Earlier this month court documents say Mendes floors backed up his box truck to the grease dumpster and used a hose to siphon the used oil into a sixteen hundred gallon tank officials say he told them he would get paid twenty five cents a gallon for the stolen oil. Now. Cooking grease is now a seventy five million dollar a year industry. Yeah. Because of a hike in biodiesel prices, that's helping spur the fast food, Greece. This rendering companies normally pay restaurants, the fee to remove the grease sell for biofuel and animal faith, but I guess you can just roll up with your degrees. And then you're going to pay you to is Yuri was selected today, and he told officers, hey, I was just trying to be environmentally friendly. It doesn't that doesn't logically flow. So well because having a business where we actually get rid of quite a bit of fryer oil. You have to sort of arrangements either you pay someone to take it or they take it for free because they can then resell it, and you actually enter a contract that allows X company to take it to harvest what's week he put in a fifty gallon drum. They come they pumping out. It happens weekly. Why you would bust if I saw somewhat stealing? It'd be like great tastic. You know, enjoy yourselves Saito five million a year. I mean, it just doesn't make would you get busted issue. Put up a side stealing someone's garbage point. What are you going to put like extra locks around this stuff? Great. If they would not lock them, if they were messy with I get that. That's a horrible thing. But at this particular case that sounds like it was dumb on both"