25 Apr '13, 2pm

BlackGold Biofuels: Restaurant Waste Water to Energy.

BlackGold Biofuels: Restaurant Waste Water to Energy. BlackGold Biofuels of Charlotte, North Carolina has opened an innovative recycling facility for restaurant kitchens' wastewater, cleaning up the water and recovering a biofuel. While it's common to recycle deep fryer oil, recycling oils from kitchen wastewater has proven much more elusive. The facility is the first of its kind in the area. BlackGold Biofuels of Charlotte receives grease trap waste from wastewater haulers that is generated in commercial and institutional kitchens during dishwashing and food preparation. BlackGold Biofuels removes food particles and then extracts and purifies the recovered plant- and animal-based oils. The recovered oil is used for biofuels, offsetting fossil fuels while increasing energy independence. "We have a 60 year tradition of offering the most sustainable options for our clients, ...

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