GT Dining Promotes Conservation Programs

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GT Dining Promotes Conservation Programs

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Take a look at some of the programs GT Dining does and is planning to do on the Georgia Tech campus to promote and protect the environment.

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Not so many years ago people might have laughed if told that used vegetable oil could be the fuel powering planes, trains and automobiles. Today that is just one of the environmental programs that GT Dining is working to make a reality.

Take a look at some of the programs GT Dining does and is planning to do on the Georgia Tech campus to promote and protect the environment.

Cooking Oil = Biodiesel Fuel

GT Dining collects its used cooking oil from all its kitchens, including both dining halls (Woodruff and Brittain) and Jackets featuring WOW (World of Wings), filters the used oil, making it cleaner and purer and then transports it off campus to be created into biodiesel fuel.

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Many GT Dining customers are

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biodiesel, dining, food, recycling, sustainability
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  • Created On: Mar 15, 2009 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:00pm