Banned Four Loko Liquor Converted to Biofuel

Banned for its combination of caffeine and alcohol, the makers of Four Loko were faced with a problem: what to do with their leftover stocks. A Virginia company is recycling the controversial hootch into ethanol for cars.

MXI Enterprises in Abingdon, Va has been buying up the stuff to convert into ethanol:

"MXI distills the alcohol from the drinks and sells it to be blended into gasoline while also separating out the water for recycling."

Popular Science reports that MXI is recycling every inch of the packaging and material from the Four Loko shipments.

Full Story: In Wake of Four Loko Ban, Recycler Turns Caffeine-Spiked Booze into Biofuel


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