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Raw materials

The principal source is waste; industrial or organic, but never crops destined for human or animal consumption.

At present GEF obtains different yields of high quality fuel, from the following list of raw materials:

  • Petroleum approximately – 100%
  • Industrial & Commercial Waste
    • Unrefined oil from spills - 95%
    • Used industrial oils - 95%
    • Plastics (polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyurethane etc.) – 85%
    • Vehicle tyres – 70%
  • Organic Waste
    • Residue from the production of olive oil - 35%
    • Residue from the production of beer, wines & alcoholic beverages – 45%
    • Citric waste from the production of fruit juice - 35%
    • Vegetable waste from food processing industry & agriculture – 25% – 35 %
    • Used cooking oils – 95%
  • Other waste
    • Animal fat from food processing industry


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