Articles on Waste Oil

6 Benefits of Burning Waste Oil

Rising energy costs, coupled with high inflation, have many businesses looking for ways to cut costs — especially with winter, and the cold weather associated with it, fast...

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6 Benefits of Burning Waste Oil

Rising energy costs, coupled with high inflation, have many businesses looking for ways to cut costs — especially with winter, and the cold weather associated with it, fast approaching. Waste oil is an economical alternative to traditional heating sources, one that...

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Finding the Right Waste Oil Storage Tank

Finding the Right Waste Oil Storage Tank

A waste oil storage tank is specifically designed to store waste oil. Sophisticated waste oil storage or holding tanks are sustainable and highly effective at maintaining the cleanest possible waste oil by reducing the potential for contamination. These tanks help to...

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Reduce Your Cradle-to-Grave Liability

Reduce Your Cradle-to-Grave Liability

Prior to 1970, there were no US laws or regulations in place around the disposal of solid and hazardous waste. That all changed with Richard Nixon. Dirty water, smog-filled air, overflowing landfills and an oil spill off the California Coast escalated into heightened...

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As Natural Gas Prices Surge Consider the Alternatives

As Natural Gas Prices Surge Consider the Alternatives

What was supposed to be a season of low demand for natural gas has turned into surging prices, and it’s not even winter yet. In September alone, gas prices increased 17% and nearly doubled since six months ago. With natural-gas futures ending at $5.105 per million...

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Where Advanced Technology Meets Waste Oil

Where Advanced Technology Meets Waste Oil

One of UOMA’s goals is to support the advancement of technology used to recycle and reuse waste oil. Most of UOMA’s members have developed or implemented waste-oil heater and boiler technology specifically. The process of creating and implementing new technologies...

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The Inherent Value in Waste Oil: Top 10 Benefits

The Inherent Value in Waste Oil: Top 10 Benefits

Oil can be recycled and reused many times before it reaches the end of its lifecycle and needs to be disposed of properly. But, even when you think it has reached the end of its lifecycle, you have options for maximizing its value. There are many ways to recycle and...

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Proper Waste Oil Disposal: 10 Techniques for Success

Proper Waste Oil Disposal: 10 Techniques for Success

Disposing of waste oil can be tricky and potentially dangerous. While the Environmental Protection Agency does have standards for waste oil disposal, each state is responsible for setting the final rules and regulations. To properly dispose of waste or used oil there...

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Research Studies and News

Learn about how UOMA member, EnergyLogic, built a custom boiler solution for a remote client in Africa.

Solving a waste oil disposal problem with a  custom plug-in and go solution.

Waste Oil at Your Disposal

Improper storage and disposal of waste oil can get you into a heap of trouble. Here are a few tips that’ll help you stay on the right side of the law.

Oil-Fired Heating Shows Cost-Cutting Potential

Cost of utilities (electric and heating) is the greatest out of pocket expense category facing poultry growers.

Service with a Green Smile

Oil reuse heating system highlights Pennsylvania car dealership’s sustainable footprint.

Other Resources

NRTA – Turning Used Oil Into Heat
Code of Federal Regulations – Standards for the Management of Used Oil

AutoLink Magazine – Benefits of Recycling on Site

EPA – Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
EPA – Managing Your Hazardous Waste: A guide for small businesses