Assessment of opportunities to increase the recovery and recycling rates of waste oils

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Waste oil represents an important energy resource that, if properly managed and reused, would reduce US dependence on imported fuels. Literature and current practice regarding waste oil generation, regulations, collection, and reuse were reviewed to identify research needs and approaches to increase the recovery and recycling of this resource. The review revealed the need for research to address the following three waste oil challenges: (1) recover and recycle waste oil that is currently disposed of or misused; (2) identify and implement lubricating oil source and loss reduction opportunities; and (3) develop and foster an effective waste oil recycling infrastructure that ... continued below

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Graziano, D.J. & Daniels, E.J. August 1, 1995.

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Waste oil represents an important energy resource that, if properly managed and reused, would reduce US dependence on imported fuels. Literature and current practice regarding waste oil generation, regulations, collection, and reuse were reviewed to identify research needs and approaches to increase the recovery and recycling of this resource. The review revealed the need for research to address the following three waste oil challenges: (1) recover and recycle waste oil that is currently disposed of or misused; (2) identify and implement lubricating oil source and loss reduction opportunities; and (3) develop and foster an effective waste oil recycling infrastructure that is based on energy savings, reduced environment at impacts, and competitive economics. The United States could save an estimated 140 {times} 1012 Btu/yr in energy by meeting these challenges.

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  • Other: DE96001005
  • Report No.: ANL/ESD--29
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/109517 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 109517
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620799

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Graziano, D.J. & Daniels, E.J. Assessment of opportunities to increase the recovery and recycling rates of waste oils, report, August 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620799/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.