Implementation: Each year about 1,400 million gallons of used oil is recycled in the USA from diverse sources. Such oil is commonly recycled as an industrial boiler fuel or is re-refined into new lubricants. American Petroleum Institute (API) members report that service stations and quick lube operations collecting oil from the public have since 1991 increased tenfold from 800 sites.
Subjects: Vegetable/cereal productsResource utilization
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies