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EPA Grant Number: SU833930
Title: Advancing the Production and Use of Biodiesel Through the Micro-refining of Waste Glycerol
University of Tennessee Knoxville students are developing a system for the small scale refining and recovery of glycerol, a byproduct of biodiesel production, produced locally by micro-manufacturers. The goal is to recover the glycerol, which is a waste product, and produce a marketable product.
Challenge Area(s): Energy, Materials and Chemicals