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Backyard Biodiesel

Lyle Estill - Piedmont Biofuels
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Workshop Level: Beginner
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Workshop Description

Lyle Estill will bring some used vegetable oil and the necessary reactants, and make a batch of biodiesel on stage. If he has the recipe right, the audience may be able to see phase separation before their very eyes. Estill will discuss feedstocks, practical techniques, and how it is possible to meet your family's fuel needs by making your own biodiesel.

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Speaker Bio

Lyle Estill has been making his own fuel since January 2002. That's the last time he went to a local gas station to fill up his car.

He is the founder of Piedmont Biofuels in Pittsboro, N.C.

Visit www.biofuels.coop for more information.

See books written by Lyle.







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