Waste into wealth? A Delhi firm to convert 100 tons of used cooking oil a day into bio-diesel


Waste into wealth? A Delhi firm to convert 100 tons of used cooking oil a day into bio-diesel

Convert waste into wealth is truly put into practice by a Delhi firm, which plans to go big by converting used edible oil into bio-diesel, helping the government to save huge foreign exchange. This will also help the country go green and save people from health hazards.

Though bio-diesel is already manufactured in India as a by-product from residual in refining crude palm oil for edible purposes, mainly in southern states, it is for the first time used cooking oil is being converted into bio-diesel in India.

A young third generation businessman and first-generation manufacturer, Shiva Vig has set up a company in Delhi BioD Energy India, a waste management company, that will convert 100 tons of used cooking oil a day into bio-diesel.

“The trial production will begin this month end and will go on full stream by next month,” Vig told DNA Money. Read More

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