If you’re in an industry that generates a lot of oil, you’re familiar with the environmental compliance requirements that you must adhere to. There is quite a bit of liability associated with generating oil and your responsibility as a business to dispose of it. In order to adhere to restrictions and regulations, you have to have an in depth understanding of what kind of oil you’re dealing with. Knowing the difference between used oil and waste oil is essential to not only avoiding legal ramifications but also environmental harm due to improper disposal. As a leading distributor of used and waste oil heating systems, we want to take a deep dive into the difference between a used oil burner and a waste oil burner.

In a time when sustainability is a key purchasing factor for consumers, business owners across industries have to think long and hard about their operations to ensure they are doing everything they can to minimize their footprint. In industries that generate a lot of waste oil, this can be challenging because the hazards associated with the material can be exceptionally dangerous if not handled properly. Recycling this waste oil has become a popular means of disposal for a number of reasons - from the environmental benefits to the cost savings. However, the tools available on today’s market for recycling waste oil are not created equal. When it comes to recycling waste oil for heat, a Clean Burn furnace is the only choice. Let us tell you why.

Running any business comes with overhead costs. Some are more expensive than others; some are more essential to the operation than others; but at the end of the day they all go into the balance sheet. If you’re running an auto shop, waste oil disposal is going to be a key player on your balance sheet. When your operation produces waste oil, you have to do something with it. The go-to is often disposal, but this is a costly, not to mention risky, endeavor that comes with high liability for your business. Waste oil heating is an alternative that, if you’re not already familiar, offers expansive benefits for the business, the environment, and the bottom line.

Spring is in full swing and you know what that means: spring cleaning! From your home to your car to your business, with longer, sunnier days come more motivation to get everything in order. For many business owners, this time of year also means that it’s time to schedule your Clean Burn waste oil furnace maintenance. For those considering a waste oil furnace for their business, maintenance is a big deciding factor, so our technicians wanted to take a minute to share what Clean Burn maintenance looks like and what it might look like in your business.