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  • 8/10

    In the Euro Zone and Brazil recycling is mandatory and saves the economy 8 litres of base oil for every 10 litres of waste oil which is recycled four times over.


    The burning of waste oil as fuel, causes the release of carcinogenic gases into the air. It is estimated that burning 20 litres of waste lubricating oil can release up to 25 grams of substances such as lead, cadmium, nickel, chromium, zinc and other chemical compositions.

  • 7

    There are now up to 7 new recycling plants operating in the world today with several under construction.


    Lubricating oil only constitutes between 2 - 3 % of a barrel of crude oil it is becoming a scarce and valuable resource

  • 2

    In South Africa there are 2 lubricating oil refineries in Durban, producing Group I base oils. Other lubricating oils are all imported. Each one has an input of around 200 million litres of waste oil per annum, which is equal to virtually half the total lubricating oil requirements of the whole of South Africa.

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