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Going Green with Certified Biodiesel Produced By American GreenFuels

January 2nd, 2019

There’s a lot of buzz going around about going green and green living. And you try your best: you recycle, you install compact fluorescent light bulbs, and, you use reusable water bottles. But, when it comes to heating your home, being ecologically responsible is challenging. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “The largest source of greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in the United States is from burning fossil fuels for electricity, heat, and transportation.” If you care about our planet, and of course you do, that statistic is terrifying. But what can you do?

You can switch from a traditional home heating oil, made from diesel oil, to Bioheat® heating oil — a blend of certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels and ultra low sulfur heating oil. It’s as easy as contacting a Connecticut retailer that offers certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels. If your retailer does not carry certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels, don’t give up — ask them to carry it! And if you are worried about the cost, don’t be — biodiesel is competitive with diesel oil. For more information please visit www.americangreenfuelsct.com.

Certified Biodiesel Produced by American GreenFuels: Made in Connecticut, for Connecticut

Of course, many retailers offer biodiesel, but not all biodiesel is created equal. Here are a few reasons why you should choose certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels:

  1. It’s renewable. Certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels is produced from a variety of feedstocks, including waste products from other industries, such as waste oils (for example, used cooking oils from restaurants and/or food factories) and animal fats. So not only does certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels come from a readily-available resource, but it also recycles waste!

  2. It produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions. The life cycle analysis of greenhouse gas emissions of certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels is determined by production, transportation, and consumption, and calculated based on delivery within 100 miles from the manufacturing site. When sold within Connecticut, certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels provides greenhouse gas emission savings of 78% to 93% as compared with ultra low sulfur heating oil.

  3. It’s made in Connecticut. The American GreenFuels plant in New Haven employs more than 40 people, many of whom are veterans, and as production increases, the company will continue to contribute to the growth of Connecticut’s economy by supporting local businesses and employing more Connecticut families. It is therefore, made in Connecticut, for Connecticut!

Want to learn more? Visit our American GreenFuels home page.

At American GreenFuels Values Are Everything

At American GreenFuels we continuously work hard to produce biodiesel in a safe, efficient and environmentally-conscious manner. Our biodiesel meets or exceeds strict quality requirements for home heating oil and transportation fuel. And, we pride ourselves on manufacturing a product that positively impacts both Connecticut’s environment and Connecticut’s economy.

For more information, please visit our “Mission & Values” page.

Certified Biodiesel Produced by American GreenFuels and Your Home

Find a retailer who blends certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels with your conventional home heating oil. Certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels is blended by distributors with traditional ultra low sulfur heating oil, and the blend, also known as Bioheat® heating oil, is then sold to consumers through local retailers. Contact your local retailer and ask for Bioheat® heating oil containing certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels. If your retailer does not carry certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels, don’t give up — ask them to carry it! And if you are worried about the cost, don’t be — biodiesel is competitive with diesel oil.

For a list of Bioheat® heating oil retailers who offer certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels, visit our “Find a Retailer” page.

Making the decision to heat your home with certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels will warm your home and your heart because you’ll know you are making a positive impact to make Connecticut green.

It’s an easy choice — make it today.