Project to convert used cooking oil to biodiesel in Indore
| Thursday | 10th January, 2019
INDORE: After Ahmedabad, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in association with RUCO (Repurpose Used Cooking Oil) is coming up with a new project of collecting used cooking oil from restaurants and converting it into biodiesel in city.
The project will be launched to ensure that people are provided with fresh food.An official said, the project RUCO will be started to collect used cooking oil after the oil’s total polar compound (TPC) becomes more than 25.
The restaurants will be provided with Rs 30 per litre in return which can be increased if demanded.Biodiesel association of India president Sandeep Chaturvedi said, “For the collection of used oil android app and IOS app – RUCO - have been made through which the restaurant owner can directly reach upto the vehicle driver who will collect the used oil and deliver it to the factory where it will be converted into bio diesel.” To encourage the RUCO project, FSSAI will provide an emblem to the restaurant who will be registered with the project mentioning that they are providing food fried or used in fresh oil which can be seen by the public.
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