For example, if you will be going into olive oil production, you should locate your extraction plant close to an olive oil plantation. You will need to have a ready list of reasons why your oil should be preferred over that of the competition.
Only tank installation contractors are qualified to do this type of work legally and safely, so choose wisely to avoid fines and the loss of your business. This oil is often improperly disposed of in a way that causes environmental contamination. This is what our WVO collection and filtering setup looked like when we first hit the road.
We pulled into a grocery parking lot to find out that one of our WVO hoses had burst and we were leaking grease everywhere.
Often the agency in charge of garbage collection permits is the one to contact first. My local area is quite safe from a crime perspective so you should consider that. We are already in the process of acquiring restaurants to collect from, but want to make sure we know what we are getting into laws and regulations, etc.
Select the location of the extraction plant; it is advisable to locate it near the source of the raw materials; for example, a corn field or olive plantation so as to reduce transportation costs.
Every year in the United States, farmers produce vegetable oils weighing over 16 billion lbs. But on the road, there are too many factors that make using a WVO vehicle really difficult. Many car owners change the oil themselves to save money. The friction inside a running engine breaks down that lubrication.
There are countless others! According to his plea agreement, in OctoberRahim and a driver that he hired began to use the vacuum truck to steal WVO from restaurants for which Waste Not did not have a collection contract, in addition to collecting the WVO from its legitimate customers.
My experiences in my area have shown that most restaurant managers are happy to have it taken away and will let you take every drop if you want it. But technology is still lagging in this field. In addition, you may also want to consider driving conditions.
Lay out a road plan to drive down each major street where consumer stores are located. Originally Posted by jnicholson I am interested in knowing what it takes to setup a wvo collection business. Advertise job vacancies for employees experienced in the oil extraction process through the media and select your preferred candidates.A complete collection system consists of: Finding potential supplies of oil; Testing potential supplies of oil; Getting approval to take the oil; Physical collection and transportation of the oil; You can’t make biodiesel without the raw oil.
Finding oil can become a nightmare without a proper plan of action. According to the plea agreement, waste collection businesses contract with local restaurants to collect waste vegetable oil (WVO), which is used to make bio-diesel fuel or processed as an additive for animal feed.
Waste collection businesses places recycling containers behind. Before writing the business plan, you will need to conduct research on the cost of equipment, such as a vegetable oil processing machine, packaging instruments, and so on.
You will also need to estimate the cost of transporting raw materials from suppliers to your location as well as extraction costs. There are several different things that WVO is reused for: converted into biodiesel; make into other forms of biofuel for heating; animal feed; in one Colorado town we heard the local who was collecting grease was making soap out of it; and we’ve even heard of reusing WVO as cooking oil.
A business plan is a written description of your business's future, a document that tells what you plan to do and how you plan to do it. If you jot down a paragraph on the back of an envelope.
I am interested in knowing what it takes to setup a wvo collection business. We are already in the process of acquiring restaurants to collect from, but want to make sure we know what we are getting into (laws and regulations, etc.).Download