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29
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Biodiesel Wins Students a Presidential Award

Author The Biodiesel Kits Guide    Category Latest Biodiesel News     Tags , ,

Seven middle school students recieved the 2010 President’s Environmental Youth Award for their biodiesel project. The students, from Westerly, R.I., initiated a project to convert waste oil into biofuel and then distribute it to members of the community. The students, motivated to take action against global warming, collected over 36,000 gallons of waste oil.  To do so, they convinced the town council to place a public grease receptacle in a central location for local residents to dump Continue Reading…

Jun
3

British Fight Climate Change With Fish and Chips

Author The Biodiesel Kits Guide    Category Latest Biodiesel News     Tags ,

May10 Excerpt from the New York Times British Fight Climate Change With Fish and Chips By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL NUNEATON, England — As he has done frequently over the last 18 months, Andy Roost drove his blue diesel Peugeot 205 onto a farm, where signs pointed one way for “eggs” and another for “oil.” Used cooking oil currently costs 10 percent less than diesel fuel in Britain. He unscrewed the gas cap and chatted nonchalantly as Continue Reading…

Jun
3

Biodiesel pros and cons

Author The Biodiesel Kits Guide    Category Biodiesel Kits Basics     Tags ,

More and more people are starting to use biodiesel to fuel their engines. Saving money, environmental concerns, and fear of depleting resources are all reasons motivating many to turn away from petroleum based fuel. Although biodiesel has many benefits, it is still relatively new and not “perfected”. Here are some of pros and cons of to consider before using biodiesel: Pros of Biodiesel 1. Less toxic than regular diesel With biodiesel, far less emissions of Continue Reading…

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