I have 15 to 20 gallons of sludge left over from filtering 100 gallons of used fryer oil. The sludge consists of flour, cornmeal, seeds, and other little bits that come off of fried food, thickly suspended in a mixture of oil and water. The oil is rancid, the water and flour have rotten, and altogether it is very gross. Seems like it would be just right to use for.... something?
In talking to others, suggestions what to do with it have included:
- burn it in a waste oil evaporation heater, or mix it with sawdust or wood chips and press it into "fire logs"
- soak lumber in it to make lumber more water resistant and/or flammable
- solidify it by adding Japan dryer, clay, wood chips, kitty litter, or other drying agent, and then take to landfill.
- mix it with bird seed to make nasty ass junk food for birds
- put it in a canister with a wick for a tiki-torch
Got pigs? Or chickens? Either would slick it right up and a little extra fat would be good for them in the winter. That is what a friend does with any oil that has more water or junk than he wants to mess with.
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Tel jetson : And I'm setting on hogsheads of the stuff, I have always known that Black soldier fly larva would come into my life !
About two years ago three medium sized pigs escaped from a neighbor and broke into my woodshed to get at some of the effluvia
they ate so much sawdust and wood chips the needed the vet to do a roto-rooter on them, I'm told that my neighbors barn smelled
worse than my woodshed ! This was no compensation to my wife ! Big AL
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R Scott wrote:Got pigs? Or chickens? Either would slick it right up and a little extra fat would be good for them in the winter. That is what a friend does with any oil that has more water or junk than he wants to mess with.
Don't! icky gmo stuff, and who knows what else.
i mix with sawdust and use it to light fires.
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