Strategies for Optimization of the Domestic Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain, the European Project Recoil

O. Paraíba, T.D. Tsoutsos, S. Tournaki, D. Antunes, J. Lino & E. Manning
The energy potential of household used cooking oil (UCO) is practically unlimited. Its disposal, in some cases illegally, increases the cost and the energy consumption of domestic wastewater treatment, as well as the GHG emissions associated with its biodegradation (non-CO2 emissions). In this, it should be added the heavy environmental pollution load. The European initiative RecOil (Promotion of used cooking oil recycling for sustainable biodiesel production), co-funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme of the...