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Reducing your Carbon Footprint with Biodiesel
The US EPA has spent a lot of time studying biodiesel. In fact, no other alternative transportation fuel has been as thoroughly vetted. Here is what they’ve concluded:
Average biodiesel emissions vs. conventional diesel *
|   Total unburned hydrocarbons||-67%||-20%|
|   Carbon monoxide||-48%||-12%|
|   Particulate matter (PM)||-47%||-12%|
|   NOx||10%||–2% to 2%|
|   Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons||–80%||–13%|
|   Nitrated PAHs||–90%||–50%|
|   Ozone potential||–50%||–10%|
|   Carbon dioxide emissions||–78%||–15%|
|   CARB:||–90% (from RVO)|
What does this mean? If you feed people, you can make biodiesel.
Given that diesel #2 is known to spew 22.3 pounds of CO2 per gallon, if you substitute 1 gallon of B-100, made from recycled vegetable oil, for 1 gallon of diesel # 2 you will save 19.6 pounds of CO2 from contributing to the warming of your planet. If you use virgin soybean oil, you’ll only save 17.3 pounds.
Either way, we hope you’ll agree that biodiesel is good for your planet. And Springboard Biodiesel is proud of the fact that our 1000+ BioPro™ biodiesel processors represent over 8MM gallons of annual production capacity, which means that we could potentially be assisting with the extraction or abatement of over 152MM pounds (76,000 tons) of CO2 annually!
Use your BioPro biodiesel processor to save money and help reduce green house gas emissions at the same time. You and your customers will appreciate your "biopro-ficiency".