Frying Oil Stages

When to change frying oil

Frying oil is expensive and you always want to make the most of it.  How do you know when to change your oil?  Most Chefs "just know" based upon the quality of the food coming out of the fryer. However, chemically, once you pour fresh oil into a hot fryer your oil begins to degrade.  The process of degradation in…

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How frequently should I have my grease trap cleaned?

The expense of cleaning your grease trap is one that you would rather not pay.  It doesn't help your food and beverage sales, it doesn't create loyal customers or even help improve quality.  It is just a cost of doing business.  To save money, you may decide to do it yourself. (if you can stomach the task!)  So, how often…

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LR100 approved for fleet use, up to 25% fuel cost reduction

Optimus Technologies and  Lifecycle Renewables have paved the way for trucking fleets to reduce fuel cost by 25% and reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions by 80%.   With it's commercial grade engine conversion technology,  Optimus Technologies has announced two significant milestones that are changing the U.S. trucking industry.  First, the U.S. EPA issued approval for Optimus Technologies advanced biofuel conversion solution…

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Waste Vegetable Oil Is Energy: Greening the Inn Limelight

How can used cooking oil be converted into energy? Greening the Inn captures the energy uses of used cooking oil, in their January 9th post here. If you have a business or organization that uses heating oil and you want to reduce cost/emissions, contact us: www.liferenew.wpengine.com energy@liferenew.wpengine.com 888.461.9831

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My Grease Trap has Overflowed. Why?

If your grease trap has overflowed, it means that the outlet line or somewhere down stream is blocked. During normal operation the water level inside the grease trap will never rise above the outlet pipe connected to the trap.  Here are some common symptoms and some likely causes: Symptom Likely Root Cause Grease Trap is Overflowing The outlet line from…

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Lenox Hotel: In the Sustainability Lime Light

The folks at The Lenox have been busy bolstering the sustainability of the hotel and saving money in the process.  The Lenox was recently featured in a blog at greeningtheinn.com , an organization dedicated to helping hotels develop sustainable practices. In addition to recycling used cooking oil with Lifecycle Renewables, The Lenox has implemented a number of efficiency measures and…

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Igor Popov joins Advisory Board

Lifecycle Renewables welcomes Igor Popov to the Advisory Board. Mr. Popov has over 20 years of cross-functional experience ranging from product development to marketing, finance and operations; the last eleven years have been focused on turnaround and crisis management.  Most recently, Mr. Popov was a Senior Operating Executive at Cerberus Operations & Advisory Company, the operating arm of Cerberus Capital Management. …

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Grease trap service with care: How we keep things clean

Your customers expect floors so clean you could eat off them.  We understand this and go to lengths to ensure we are providing clean and discreet servicing of your grease trap.  Here is a recent job where it was important to cover the floors in our path to the kitchen, as a precaution. The floors where beautiful before we arrived…

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Frying Oil Stages

How do I know when to change my frying oil?

Frying oil is expensive and you always want to make the most of it.  How do you know when to change your oil?  Most Chefs "just know" based upon the quality of the food coming out of the fryer. However, chemically, once you pour fresh oil into a hot fryer your oil begins to degrade.  The process of degradation in…

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