Benefits of Biodiesel

Why change to Biogold™ biodiesel?

Switching to more sustainable fuel options has become more important in recent times as our awareness grows of the negative impacts of global fossil fuels. The biodiesel component of Biogold™ biodiesel is made from used cooking oil, making Biogold™ biodiesel a great renewable fuel source.

Because we exclusively use canola-based vegetable oil, as well as ensuring a strict screening process, we meet the fuel standards for both New Zealand engines and European biofuel regulation. Every tank of Biogold™ that we create is independently tested.

Environmental Benefits of Sustainable Fuel

For every tonne of used cooking oil provided to make Biogold™ biodiesel, New Zealand’s CO2 emissions are reduced by at least two tonnes when compared to using mineral diesel. It also helps clear the air, reducing particulate emissions by up to 50%.

Biogold™ biodiesel produces less hazardous exhaust emissions, including a significant reduction in the visible smoke when high-blend proportions of Biogold™ biodiesel are used.

Biogold™ biodiesel is also less hazardous to the environment so, in the event of a spill, Biogold™ biodiesel B100 (100% biodiesel) degrades quickly.

Operational benefits

  • greenfuelA reduction in engine noise
  • greenfuelImproved fuel lubricity, providing added protection to fuel-injection components
  • greenfuelBiodiesel is a much safer and simpler fuel to store and handle than traditional mineral diesel
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