BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to use recycles cooking oil for SAF production

March 15, 2023 |

In the UK, Passenger Terminal Today reported that Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport in Maryland plans to collect used cooking oil generated by its 50 hospitality partners, with the aim of using it as raw material to produce sustainable aviation fuel or other renewable products. According to the report, this initiative forms part of the airport’s sustainability project Solution Zero, which was launched in partnership with Fraport USA and cooking oil collection company Mahoney Environmental to support zero-waste, zero-cost operations at the airport. Gary Gilliard, VP at Fraport USA, said: “The result was a sustainability program that will revolutionize how used cooking oil collection will operate at BWI Marshall Airport now and for the future.” Dave Kimball, president and CEO of Mahoney Environmental, said,” “We are excited to be working with another premier US airport. Our used cooking oil collection systems and processes are specifically designed to eliminate safety concerns for restaurant employees who work with hot oils. This new project will also enable BWI Marshall Airport to become more sustainable.”

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