Science & Technology

Make Diesel in Your Backyard

We have a friend not too far from us who is doing this, and since we have a 40 feet long motor home that uses diesel, and it gets around 8 miles to the gallon, Jerry is quite interested. Lots of people get their used oil from McDonald’s.

“Only thing,” I heard Jerry say to someone, “we’d probably have dogs following us and yipping at our trail of tasty McDonald smell.”

As the prices of petrol continues to spiral with no signs of going down, a growing number of Americans are setting up mini-refineries back home to transform waste cooking oil into a cleaner and much cheaper biodiesel fuel.

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