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View Resource Biodiesel Sustainability

Biodiesel is made from sustainable renewable resources that are abundant and available right here in the United States. It is made from plant oils, animal fats and even recycled grease and works in...

http://www.biodieselsustainability.org/
View Resource Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel and Co-Processed Renewable Diesel Fact Sheet

What are Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel, and Co-Processed Renewable Diesel? ? Biodiesel: A fuel comprised of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats t...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Co-Process...
View Resource Biodiesel-Do It Yourself Production Basics

This publication is an introduction to home biodiesel production. It includes lists of equipment and materials needed to make small batches of biodiesel. It describes biodiesel and includes...

http://www.attra.org/attra-pub/biodiesel.html
View Resource Biodiesel: Lifecycle Summary

In May of 1998, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the results of the Biodiesel Lifecycle Inventory Study. It compared findings for a comprehensive...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/LifeCycle_...
View Resource Biodiesel: a Sustainable Choice

In a world with complex and growing energy needs, biodiesel offers a simple, sustainable option. Biodiesel can be made with renewable resources that are abundant here in the USA, increasing...

http://biodiesel.org/resources/sustainability/pdfs/brochureS...
View Resource Biodiesel: Commonly Asked Questions

Biodiesel is the name of a clean burning alternative fuel produced from domestic, renewable resources. Biodiesel contains no petroleum, but it can be blended at any level with petroleum diesel to...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/CommonlyAs...
View Resource Biodiesel: Environmental & Safety Information

Biodiesel is nontoxic. The acute oral LD50 (lethal dose) is greater than 17.4 g/Kg body weight. By comparison, table salt (NaCL) is nearly 10 times more toxic.

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Environmen...
View Resource Biodiesel: Myths and Facts

Answers that debunk the myths of using biofuels.

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Myths_Fact...
View Resource Biodiesel: Production Capacity

There are presently 171 companies that have invested millions of dollars into the development of biodiesel manufacturing plants and are actively marketing biodiesel. The annual production capacity...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Production...
View Resource Biodiesel: Production Fact Sheet

The production of biodiesel, or alkyl esters, is well known. There are three basic routes to ester production from oils and fats: * Base catalyzed transesterification of the oil with alcohol. * ...

http://www.biodiesel.org/pdf_files/fuelfactsheets/Production...
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