Biodiesel, a renewable fuel that can be used in any diesel engine, runs cleaner than regular diesel and helps to improve air quality. Here are some facts:
- Carbon dioxide outputs are reduced by 43,000 pounds per year when using biodiesel instead of petroleum diesel, according to a Propel, Inc. study.
- Particulate matter is reduced by 78% when substituting biodiesel for petroleum diesel.
- Carbon monoxide, a leading contributor in the formation of smog, is reduced by 50% when using biodiesel, according to the Southwest Research Institute.