Recycled Kitchen Grease Turned Into Jet Fuel

DALLAS — Outside of a restaurant in North Dallas, a hose is pumping used fryer grease into a small tank truck. The viscous yellow liquid moving through the hose is called “yellow grease” — which means used cooking oil — which is produced by frying equipment.

This used oil has always been worth something, but it’s retail value is going up.

“There’s been a popularity around renewable energy, and the value of the oil has increased dramatically,” said Mike Spahn of Liquid Environmental Solutions. His biodiesel refining/fryer grease recycling company pays restaurants for its used oil in a total of 11 states.

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Author: Seattle Recycling Editor

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