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Safeway Trucks Convert to Biodiesel Fuel

Tucson, Ariz., According to a Tuesday article in the Arizona Daily Star, Safeway is unveiling its truck fleet’s conversion to B20 biodiesel fuel. For the last 30 days, the company has worked to convert all 79 of its Arizona trucks to fuel that is 20% biodiesel made from domestically manufactured virgin soybean oil.

According to company spokesperson Nikki Daly, the conversion will reduce Safeway’s carbon dioxide output by 3,603 metric tons—equivalent to 780 passenger cars not being driven for one year.

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