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Bacon grease as fuel oil.

BDR529
BDR529 Member Posts: 197
In Mass. seems to be what all the "cool kids" are selling. Caught it on the news last night, had some photos of what was in the tank. Yup, bacon grease.

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  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 10,357
    Where did you see this??

    I would think that would be impossible to pump unless heated.

    What brand of bacon? Stop & Shop, Armor, Big Y, Market Basket?
  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 2,398
    Fewer complaints about Oil Odors... I have a cracked heat exchanger... Yea! smells great!
    Edward Young
    Retired HVAC Contractor from So. Jersey Shore.
    Cleaned & services first oil heating system at age 16
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 3,999
    Seems like there would be a very limited supply.
  • leonz
    leonz Member Posts: 423
    There are a bunch of waste oil burners that can use cooking oils for fuel. Three examples are the Clean burn, Firelake forced air and boiler waste oil burners and The Saacke tallow burner is a good example of disposing of animal offal waste and cooking oils.
  • BDR529
    BDR529 Member Posts: 197
    The company in Worcester with the blue trucks. Thay had a channel 5 report on them last year and got another one this week. Can catch it on youtube, good pics of what is in the tank.