Uruguay launches pilot to test used cooking oil as biodiesel feedstock

November 6, 2014 |

In Uruguay, Alcoholes de Uruguay (Alur) has launched a project to trial the recycling of used cooking oil into biodiesel. The pilot includes a waste oil collection center at a school in Montevideo using a smart glass recycling system that receives containers and returns new ones for collecting more oil. The state-owned company is in talks with restaurants and fast food chains to secure more used cooking oil for the biodiesel project.

 

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