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Anyone in Ottawa that can help me process some WVO into biodiesel?

I am looking for someone in Ottawa that can help me convert a few hundred liters of Waste vegetable oil into biodiesel. This is for a local organization, a sort of charity that is interested in environmental issues etc. but the processing doesn't have to be donated, we can pay for it. [more inside]
posted by Nish ton on May 1, 2012 - 3 answers

Fuel efficient, fun-to-drive hatchbacks for < $4500

Which hatchback should I be looking at? Plus: diesel vs. gas engines... [more inside]
posted by pilibeen on Aug 23, 2009 - 12 answers

Going where the wind takes me.

I wish to travel the world, learning about renewable energy. Discuss. [more inside]
posted by laughinglikemad on Dec 11, 2007 - 13 answers

Biodiesel warranty

Are there commercial diesel engines being manufactured and sold that will not lose their warranty if run on biodiesel? [more inside]
posted by ykjay on Feb 23, 2007 - 4 answers

Tips for buying and using a car with biodiesel

What car models are best for biodiesel? Anyone done the full conversion to vegetable oil? [more inside]
posted by jruckman on Feb 8, 2007 - 16 answers

Driving off the fat of the land.

Biodiesel or hybrid? I need a new car, and of course there's [more inside]
posted by kaseijin on Nov 1, 2006 - 19 answers

BioDiesel or Veggie Oil?

Vegetable Oil vs. BioDiesel? [more inside]
posted by goalyeehah on Jun 26, 2006 - 8 answers

BioDiesel or Veggie Oil?

BioDiesel or Veggie Oil? What is working for you? [more inside]
posted by goalyeehah on Jun 15, 2006 - 8 answers

Diesel that meets CA's "clean air vehicle" requirements?

I would like to purchase a high-mileage / low-emissions vehicle which I can drive (alone) in the carpool lanes around the Bay Area. Hybrids present one option, though I'd rather be in a diesel VW Golf, running biodiesel. I need help figuring out the requirements listed here to see if a diesel Golf meets them. And does anyone know if filling it with biodiesel changes anything? What other vehicle options are there?
posted by scarabic on May 12, 2006 - 15 answers

biodiesel truck conversion: dodge vs ford

Biodiesel Truck Conversionfilter: can anybody weigh in on the Dodge (cummins engine good; multiply dying transmissions bad) vs Ford (engines bad; everything else ok?) debate?
posted by oigocosas on Jan 2, 2006 - 6 answers

Will the biodiesel revolution kill people with peanut/soybean allergies?

I've been interested in the growing chatter about biodiesel. Some friends raised an interesting question, though: peanut allergies are increasingly common and are increasingly lethal. Soybean allergies, although less common, still exist. Will biodiesel emissions from peanut or soybean oil cause negative reactions (like, well, death) in people with severe allergies? If so, what type of regulation on biodiesel is likely?
posted by Alt F4 on Apr 8, 2005 - 58 answers

Options for Diesel Cars

I love my car, but am becoming increasingly concerned about gas mileage and environmental responsibility. It isn't a guzzler, but I know I could do better. What are your experiences with diesel cars? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Mar 17, 2005 - 11 answers

VW Biodiesel in USA

Fuel Filter? Has anybody had long-term experience using North American bio-diesel in a TDI? My dealership is dead-set against it, but my European friends swear by it. (I tend to distrust my VW dealer, but I don't want to be cavalier) Since I live in a moderately cold climate, I would only be using it in summer.
posted by gesamtkunstwerk on Jan 23, 2005 - 11 answers

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