Tag: used cooking oil

Biodiesel made from food waste and lithium battery waste

Biodiesel made from food waste and lithium battery waste

July 26, 2020 |

In Brazil, scientists from the Federal University of Espírito Santo produced biodiesels using an innovative source of catalysts, a mixture of metal hydroxides: lithium-sodium (LiOH + NaOH) or lithium-potassium (LiOH + KOH) and waste cooking oil from fast food chains and households as the oily raw feedstock. They used the lithium waste due to the […]

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Raleigh offering free holiday curbside grease collection for biofuel

Raleigh offering free holiday curbside grease collection for biofuel

November 3, 2017 |

In North Carolina, the city of Raleigh has teamed up with Key Energy to collect grease from residents during the upcoming holiday season. They plan on using the used oil for recycling into biofuel to power cars and heat homes in the area. They are collecting any used cooking oil or cooking grease in a […]

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China Petrochemical Company seeks to produce aviation fuel from used cooking oils

China Petrochemical Company seeks to produce aviation fuel from used cooking oils

August 6, 2012 |

In China, China Petrochemical Company (Sinopec Group) is seeking to produce renewable aviation fuel from used cooking oil after completing production trials. The company has the potential to produce 20,000 tons of biofuel per year, according to a report from the Economic Observer. The report also notes that if biofuel-powered airlines continue to be exempted […]

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Nippon prepares Boeing 747-8 for first biofuel flight

Nippon prepares Boeing 747-8 for first biofuel flight

July 27, 2012 |

In Japan, Nippon has received its first Boeing 747-8 Freighter as it prepares for its first biofuel flight, using a blend of biofuels, jet kerosene, and used cooking oil. The plane is expected to lower carbon dioxide emissions by 16%, while also expanding cargo capacity and lowering its noise footprint. Nippon will be the first […]

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