• Register for the April 17, 2019 (12:00pm ET) Webinar — Sustainability Facts and 10 New Resources for Earth Day

    April brings showers, flowers, and Earth Day! It’s the perfect month to join our webinar, where we will take a deep dive on what makes biodiesel the most sustainable fuel on the planet. Join Ryan Lamberg, a sustainability consultant with the National Biodiesel Board, to get a personal tour of new illuminating infographics.

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    Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel
  • World Water Day: How Biodiesel Makes Minimal Waves in the World’s Water Supply

    The earth is rich in water resources. However, this water is not immediately useful for most consumer needs. It takes energy to provide clean water in a useful form. That’s why use of renewable fuels such as biodiesel is so important to secure our future access to clean water.

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    World Water Day: How Biodiesel Makes Minimal Waves in the World’s Water Supply
  • An Insider's View on the Value of Federal Research

    Based on my experiences I see federal research as extremely valuable. It is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all Americans, and is conducted within a framework designed to maximize its integrity, reliability, impact, and availability.

    RIGHT: Mike and his technician, Karen Wagner, developing a new method for biodiesel synthesis. Photo: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

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    An Insider’s View on the Value of Federal Research
  • Biodiesel Complements the Food Supply

    When we grow protein to feed the world, we get more fat than we can eat. Biodiesel is made from used cooking oil, animal fats, and a growing diversity of waste greases and vegetable oils, like soybean oil. The US has a large supply of these excess fats and oils as a byproduct of food production. Using these excess fats and oils reduces the cost of protein for the food supply.

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    Biodiesel Complements the Food Supply

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Biodiesel is an advanced biofuel made from readily available, renewable resources. It is a domestic, sustainable, cleaner-burning, diesel fuel replacement that meets strict quality specifications. The National Biodiesel Board is the trade association representing the US biodiesel industry as the coordinating body for research and development.


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