Tri-State Biodiesel turns used cooking oil into fuel

Tri-State Biodiesel pays up to 50 cents per gallon to buy the used oil from restaurants across the city. (1/13/14)

HUNTS POINT - A Bronx-based company is turning used cooking oil into fuel that can be used in generators, trucks or home heating oil.

Tri-State Biodiesel pays up to 50 cents per gallon to buy the used oil from restaurants across the city.

The 10-year-old company, based in Hunts Points, collects cooking oil from about 2,000 eateries in the Bronx.

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Residents that use the recycled oil could be eligible to receive up to 20 cents from the state in each gallon used. 

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