Biodiesel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What Is Biodiesel?

Biodiesel is the most environmentally friendly and cost effective fuel we have. It’s biodegradable, burns cleaner, and runs in virtually any Diesel engine without modification. Best of all, you can make your own biodiesel at home for less than the price of petrol diesel.

Who Uses Biodiesel?

In 2007, McDonalds of UK announced it would start producing biodiesel from the waste oil byproduct of its restaurants. This fuel would be used to run its fleet. (source: Wikipedia)

The 2014 Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, direct from the factory, is rated for up to B20 (blend of 20% biodiesel / 80% regular diesel) biodiesel compatibility. (source: Wikipedia)

Biofuel or Biodiesel?

Biofuel is a frequently used term for environmentally conscientious or alternative types of fuel, and is sometimes used synonymously with biodiesel. Biofuel comes in various forms including liquid, solid, or gaseous fuel and comes from “recently” dead biological material. With the renewable attributes, biofuel differs from traditional fossil fuels that are derived from long dead biological materials.

The biofuels industry is rapidly expanding as technology explores ways to quickly and inexpensively utilize various forms of renewable energy and Extreme Biodiesel is right on the cutting edge of this technology.