EPA touts biodiesel made from recycled cooking oil

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday showcased the manufacturing of biodiesel refined from waste cooking oil, which the agency said is a valuable resource with the potential to generate domestic sales of about NT$3 billion (US$96.3 million) annually. At a news conference in Taipei, EPA Department of Waste Management Director-General Wu Sheng-chung demonstrated how biodiesel can be obtained via simple chemical reactions in waste fool oil.