Brown Grease Feedstock
Targray is an ISCC-certified international provider of brown grease supply solutions, primarily for use as a feedstock in biodiesel production. By partnering with us, biofuel manufacturers and brown grease suppliers can strenghten their commercial performance while helping create a more efficient and robust global supply chain for waste oils, which play an increasingly important role in curbing emissions related to transportation fuels.
Indeed, using brown grease as a feedstock for biodiesel production can significantly reduce carbon emissions, and help customers achieve their sustainability goals. Our team of renewable fuel and feedstock experts works closely with customers to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and to provide a dependable supply solution for their brown grease feedstock needs.
- International ISCC-certified waste oil supplier with extensive renewable fuel and feedstock experience
- Direct access to waste-based biodiesel producers and suppliers across Asia, Europe and the Americas
- Wholesale brown grease procurement programs with flexible pricing options
- Considerable expertise surrounding compliance and supply chain sustainability
- Real-time pricing and product availability information for customers
- Turnkey logistics services managed entirely in-house
- Sales offices throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia
What is Brown Grease?
Brown grease, also known as fats, oils, and greases (FOG), is a byproduct of food preparation and cooking. This waste material is often disposed of in landfills, where it can pose environmental and health risks. However, brown grease is now being recognized as a valuable feedstock for biodiesel production.
Brown Grease as a Biodiesel Feedstock
The process of converting brown grease into biodiesel involves several steps. First, the brown grease is filtered and treated to remove any impurities or contaminants. Then, in the transesterification step, the FOG is converted into biodiesel through a chemical reaction with an alcohol and a catalyst. The resulting biodiesel is then refined to remove any remaining impurities or contaminants.
Using brown grease as a feedstock for biodiesel production can have several benefits for sustainability. First, it helps to reduce waste and prevent FOG from polluting the environment. By diverting this waste material from landfills, it can help to reduce the amount of methane gas that is released into the atmosphere, which is a potent greenhouse gas.
Second, biodiesel made from brown grease is a renewable and sustainable fuel source. It has lower emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants compared to traditional petroleum-based diesel fuel, which helps to reduce the overall carbon footprint of transportation and other industries that rely on diesel fuel.
Finally, using brown grease as a feedstock for biodiesel production can help to promote a circular economy. Rather than treating FOG as a waste material, it can be viewed as a valuable resource that can be used to produce a renewable fuel source. This can help to reduce our reliance on finite fossil fuel resources, and promote more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in the energy sector.
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