Rising gas prices have led many businesses to exploit generous state and Federal incentives for converting to biodiesel. Though there are many methods for converting grease into biodiesel, they all share the same vegetable-or-animal-based yellow grease.
What was once a commodity trading for eight cents a pound is now selling for about 40 cent a pound, a 500% increase. That is nearly the same increase that gold has experienced in the past decade. A gallon of grease can bring about $3 a gallon on the open market, rivaling the cost of milk and even gasoline.
What’s a grease recycler to do?