Fw: Course: How to Make Biodiesel

office at tlio.demon.co.uk office at tlio.demon.co.uk
Thu Nov 28 12:45:10 GMT 2002

This is to let you know about a residential weekend course that may be =
of interest to you.=20
Course Title: How to Make Biodiesel
Date: 13-15 December=20
Location: Redfield Community, Buckinghamshire
Cost: £150 waged, £100 unwaged. Discounts for 'Friends of LILI'. All =
meals and accommodation included
Course Details:
Produce your own cheap, carbon-neutral diesel - no need for alterations =
to your engine. This course covers everything from a small home-made =
plant, to commercial-scale biodiesel production.
- What is biodiesel?
- The environmental benefits of biodiesel
- Theory: two ways of making biodiesel, using two different reactions; biodiesel v. pure vegetable oil
- Ingredients: supply of used cooking oil and other reagents
- Vehicle considerations: the functioning of a diesel engine; =
fuel quality; engine requirements
- Health and Safety: handling of flammable liquids; minimising =
the risk of personal injury
- Environment Agency: the Integrated Pollution Prevention and =
Control document; charging structures; criteria for 'low-impact plant'=20
- Customs & Excise, and VAT law
- Practical sessions: plant design and construction using =
readily-available materials; making biodiesel

Please visit our website (see below) for more information about LILI, =
and contact us if you are interested in this or any other courses, or if =
you do not wish to receive any more information.
Low-Impact Living Initiative (LILI) is dedicated to helping protect the =
global environment by promoting sustainable alternatives to various =
aspects of everyday life. Contact us to find out more about our =
installations, courses, presentations and manuals.
LILI, Redfield Community, Buckingham Road, Winslow, Bucks, MK18 3LZ
tel / fax: (01296) 714184   web: www.lowimpact.org

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