3d printing resin from used frying oil

McDonalds in Toronto, Canada has contributed its used frying oil to the University of Toronto’s physical and environmental research departments.  This team of researchers have successfully converted a liter of used kitchen oil to 420 mL of liquid resin that is...

High-Grade, Low-Cost Biodiesel in Canada

Renewable Fuel from Recycled Plastics Cielo Waste Solutions is opening its first refinery in southern Alberta.  It aims to utilize cutting edge technology to reduce carbon footprint while changing the way household waste is recycled.  It will convert landfill garbage...

Biofuel Demand Rising and Leading to Thefts

Wanted: Biodiesel In 2007, the federal U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard law was expanded to mandate usage of renewable sources of used oil be blended into transportation fuel to create biofuel or biodiesel.  The purpose of this was to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The...
How Vegetable Oil is Refined

How Vegetable Oil is Refined

How is Vegetable Oil Refined? To create edible vegetable oil, the best process usually includes the following steps: Degumming – This process reduces the phosphatides in crude oils such as soybean rapeseed, sunflower, etc. Neutralizing – This step is needed if the...

Our Commitment

Grease Lightning and its owner, Nick Stavroulakis, are committed to providing efficient and clean service for your business’ used kitchen oil recycling needs.  We serve the San Francisco area’s restaurants including surrounding areas from Napa, Santa Rosa...