Biodiesel, a renewable fuel made right here in Wisconsin, runs cleaner than regular diesel and helps to improve air quality. Here are some facts:
- Carbon dioxide emissions are reduced by 78% when substituting biodiesel for petroleum diesel, according to the American Lung Associations.
- Carbon monoxide, a leading contributor in the formation of smog, is reduced by 50% when using biodiesel, according to the Southwest Research Institute.
- Carbon dioxide outputs are reduced by 43,000 pounds per year when using biodiesel instead of petroleum diesel, according to a Propel, Inc. study.