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COVID poses challenge in producing used cooking oil quantities for renewable diesel


March 3, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine

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Collecting used cooking oil from restaurants to be converted into clean-burning renewable diesel has become a more challenging ordeal for a West Coast Reduction Ltd. trucker.

Colin Birch said the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a decrease of people dining out at restaurants, thereby leaving behind smaller quantities of used cooking oil.

Renewable diesel can power conventional engines without the need for a diesel blend derived from crude oil, enabling refiners to produce lower pollution options.

To read the full story published in The Telegram, click here.

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