Tag: Taipei

Taipei sees UCO biodiesel has good business and good for energy mix

Taipei sees UCO biodiesel has good business and good for energy mix

July 8, 2015 |

In Taipei, the country’s Environmental Protection Agency is highlighting biodiesel produced from waste cooking oil, an industry it says generates domestic sales of $96.3 million annually. So far this year about 26,000 metric tons of waste cooking oil has been collected with about 10,000 tons exported predominantly to South Korea. About 6,000 tons of biodiesel […]

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Taipei sets up tracking system to keep UCO out of food supply chain

Taipei sets up tracking system to keep UCO out of food supply chain

February 18, 2015 |

In Taipei, the country’s environmental protection agency has launched a program to trace used cooking oil using 10 independently developed tracers in an attempt to keep UCO from re-entering the human food supply. Tracers will be added at the restaurant level and then again at the recycling center, the second of which will help inspectors […]

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Data on small used cooking oil supplies falling through the cracks in Taipei

Data on small used cooking oil supplies falling through the cracks in Taipei

September 18, 2014 |

In Taipei, the national environmental protection agency says it can only monitor roughly half of the used cooking oil produced domestically during the past two years, or just 38,000 metric tonnes. Policy only requires facilities of a certain size to report its used cooking oil supplies, meaning about half of the facilities are too small […]

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