New York City took another step toward a greener future last week when the City Council voted overwhelmingly to pass the Clean Oil Heating Bill sponsored by Councilman Costa Constantinides (D-Astoria). The legislation ensures more sustainable energy consumption by increasing the use of biodiesel fuel in home heating oil from the current standard of 2 percent to a 5 percent blend by October 2017 and then raises that blend up to 20 percent by 2034 on an incremental basis.
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In 2014, the biobased products industry contributed $393 billion (€350bn) and 4.2 million jobs to US economy
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Biodiesel producers are seeking policy that will give them more access to used cooking oil from the food processing industry. Used cooking oil can be processed to make biodiesel, which is derived from renewable bio-mass resources. In India, cooking oil accounts for 20% of the total output of biodiesel.
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UK now biodiesel contains no palm oil, for the first time since new legislation in 2008. Since the start of the UK’s Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation in 2008, volumes have dropped sharply and UK biodiesel is now largely made from waste feedstocks, in particular used cooking oil.