Making Biodiesel from french fry oil

September 22, 2017

Demonstrating how to make biodiesel from waste vegetable oil. Students will learn the process of taking what most consider a waste product (used fryer grease) and turning it into a clean, renewable source of energy to power diesel motors.


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Students will be impacted this year

Intended impact of project

Reduced environmental impact
Increased environmental & sustainability literacy

Impact of project

Energy and/or water conservation
Improved environmental & sustainability literacy

More impact of project

The students were energetic about learning how biodiesel is made and how it has a much less of an impact on the environment than traditional petroleum based fuels. They had many questions about the process and how it effects the environment.