Mission

Our environment needs sustainable solutions. We believe biodiesel and renewable diesel are a leading solution in combatting the challenge of climate change. Biodiesel is better, cleaner, and available now, reducing greenhouse gases by up to 86%. This sustainable fuel source is produced from a diverse mix of feedstocks including recycled cooking oil, soybean oil, and animal fats. This is not a future fuel; this is a today solution. Biodiesel sustainability is here now.

From the Experts

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Matt Herman

Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Reducing Emissions Today

Climate change will continue to be the defining issue humanity must confront over the next several generations. Driven almost entirely by the unfettered combustion of fossil fuels, principally petroleum, coal, and natural gas, humanity is now at a critical juncture if we hope to prevent the most debilitating effects.

October 28, 2020
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Ron Kotrba

Biodiesel: A Message of Unity and Well-Being

Biodiesel has a great story to tell—a unifying, healing message. It is one that must be told to policymakers, regulators, and consumers lest the "electrify-everything" movement steamrolls our narrative before it is even considered.

October 26, 2020
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How Biodiesel Makes Minimal Waves in the World's Water Supply

Biodiesel represents wise use of water resources as it protects water quality and ensures future access to safe drinking water.

October 22, 2020
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Editorial Team

Purdue Study Confirms Benefits of US Biodiesel, Addresses Concerns over Deforestation

The impacts of U.S. biofuel policy on deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia are found to be insignificant, according to the research from leading economic modeling experts from Purdue University.

October 15, 2020

Sustainability Stories

October 12, 2020

Hutchinson Salt Company: Miners Breathe Better Below Ground with B100

Kansas Salt Mine Marks Long-Time Success with High Blend of Biodiesel The Hutchinson Salt Company recognized the indoor air quality benefits of 100% biodiesel (B100) back in 2003 when the salt mine first tested the fuel in an underground loader. Today, 17 years later Hutchinson Salt Company continues to rely on B100 to improve air…

September 29, 2020

Press Release: Science Students, Rise to the Challenge! Apply for a Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference

College scientists can apply until Nov. 8 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenna Higgins Rose 573-808-0815 jenna@rosemedia.biz JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Biodiesel Board invites university students majoring in scientific fields of study, and who have a passion for biodiesel as an energy innovation on the rise, to apply for a special opportunity. Student members…

September 28, 2020

Press Release: Biodiesel Board Announces Matt Herman, New Director of Environmental Science

Carbon Reduction Continues to Take Center Stage in Growth of Industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kaleb Little 573-635-3893 klittle@biodiesel.org JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Biodiesel Board welcomed Matt Herman as the organization’s new Director of Environmental Science today. Matt is an experienced sustainability professional with deep experience using life cycle assessment to measure the environmental attributes of biodiesel,…

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The next generation of science thought leaders will one day lead America's energy efforts. And biodiesel, our nation's only commercially available advanced biofuel, is front and center. Managed by the National Biodiesel Board, the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel (NGSB) is a no-cost student professional organization that fosters collaboration, networking and career development. Professors are also encouraged to join.
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Get Involved

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) coordinates a number of partnership programs that engage biodiesel and renewable diesel supporters across the country. These networks of advocates support advanced biofuels and use their diverse backgrounds and expertise to raise the level of biodiesel understanding and awareness in their communities and nationally. Check out opportunities now.