Tag: biodiesel

The power of recycling could fuel vehicles in the future

Posted by on September 19, 2017

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The idea of recycling waste cooking oil into biodiesel fuel is nothing new. For years, researchers have studied the process and companies have recycled when possible. However, for many groups, cost is often the determining factor for making the effort to recycle.

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Researchers show how green slime could help save the world

Posted by on October 3, 2008

Several glass containers filled with algae-stained water sit on a table in Dr. Paul Nam’s laboratory at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Next to the big green bottles are two much smaller vials. One of the vials, labeled “biodiesel,” contains a mostly clear solution. Nam picks up the other vial, labeled “algae oil,” and gives it a shake. A small amount of dark liquid swishes around.

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UMR helping MoDOT meet biodiesel mandate

Posted by on July 16, 2007

If the Missouri Department of Transportation improved its sources of biodiesel, the department would be able to meet a state mandate that calls for fueling at least 75 percent of its diesel fleet and heavy equipment with biodiesel. That suggestion is part of a list of best practices being developed for MoDOT by a University […]

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