Engine oil – reuse it or lose it!

TweetShare1SharePin1 SharesGlobal warming and environmental pollution have intensified our need to recycle our limited natural resources and to extend the use of our manufactured products. The lubricant industry is no exception, and currently in South Africa most of the used oil collected is recycled only into heating fuel. Internationally, however, especially in the European Union, there is a significant trend in the larger refineries towards re-refining used oil back to base oil. The European Union’s Waste Directive strongly favours re-refining over burning for energy recovery and, as a result, re-refined base oils could meet nearly a quarter of Europe’s base … Continue reading Engine oil – reuse it or lose it!