Microsoft announced on October 22, Thursday, that the company would use cleaner-burning fuel for its employees’ business flights. The company plans to purchase credits from a Dutch sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) company. Alaska Airlines will operate the less-polluting flights to-and-fro Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which is located near Microsoft’s main headquarters, and San Francisco, San Jose, and Los Angeles international airports. The fuel to be provided will be made in the U.S.A using plant oils or cooking oil. According to the Dutch SAF company, burned cooking or plant oil has 75% less carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions compared to traditional fuel.

In January, Microsoft announced that the company plans to remove planet-heating carbon dioxide to address its greenhouse gas emissions. Its first step is by taking fewer business flights and using cleaner fuels to lessen pollution. “We hope this sustainable aviation fuel model will be used by other companies as a way to reduce the environmental impact of their business travel,” Judson Althoff, executive vice president of Microsoft, stated.