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News release

Carnival UK turns waste cooking oil green Carnival UK and Bio Driven are working with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT) to take the waste cooking oil used on cruise ships and turn it into biodiesel and sustainable power generation.

With in the first three months of implementation enough waste cooking oil was collected through Veolia’s Southampton depot, whose involvement and commitment has been instrumental, to have sent a family car 19 times around the world.

Carnival Uk donates the oil for Bio diesel production generating financial support for Kent & Hampshire wild life trust which has been match funded by Bio Driven helping to reduce environmentally harmful carbon emissions and directly contributing to south coast marine wild life conservation

The marine conservation and development programme includes Seasearch, two training days for volunteer divers and 4 dives (boat charter) to monitor under water wildlife, and shoresearch, two training days for volunteer researchers and 4 beach surveys of marine wildlife.

About Carnival UK

Carnival UK group cruise brands include P&O Cruises, Cunard, Princess Cruises, Ocean Village, Seabourn Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Carnival Cruises and Costa.

About Bio Driven

Bio Driven is a young innovative company dedicated to the production of high quality compliant biodiesel and sustainable power generation, with a new generation of combined heat and power units fuelled solely on used cooking oil, through the recycling of bulk used cooking oils from the food processing / manufacturing and catering industries. Turning a waste stream into generating, clean sustainable electrical power.

Bio Driven is committed to the promotion and involvement with environmental awareness, assisting companies to reduce their Carbon foot print. We are pleased to have had the opportunity to be involved with Carnival and their support to both, Hampshire and Kent wild life trusts.


The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust strives to create a better future for wildlife and wild places in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. It is the leading wildlife charity in the counties, and is part of a nationwide network of 47 local charities. We work together to protect wildlife in land and sea in the UK. With the support of our 27, 000 members, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Trust is taking effective action to protect our natural heritage, helping it to flourish again. Find out more at

For further enquiries please contact:
023 8065 6653 / 07730 732 072
Kate Rist 023 8065 6652 / 07730 732 065
Lorraine Bryant 023 8065 6650 / 07917 520144

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