[permaculture] Used cooking oil vehicles? svo pollution?

Harmon Seaver hseaver at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 15:12:22 EDT 2008

Charles de Matas wrote:
> I think other things can be done with WVO.  People who have tried it in biogas digesters have reported good results in increased methane production.  If there are problems using it in vehicles in cold climates, then maybe people in those climates should use it as a heating fuel to heat their homes.  Maybe there is some efficient burner that will burn it cleanly and provide heat.  I've read about something called a babington burner that might work.  

   Why not make biodiesel out of it? Pretty simple process. And you get
 a very superior fuel for your vehicle and lots of nice glycerin to make
soap with. Biodiesel can also be used to replace two-stroke oil mix.

Harmon Seaver

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