8 Facts to Know About Biodiesel Fuel

Back in 2005, when country music legend Willie Nelson formed Willie Nelson’s Biodiesel to produce BioWillie (a biodiesel fuel made mainly of vegetable oils from soybeans), most U.S. consumers, and probably even fewer music fans, knew anything about biofuels. Since then, biodiesel, a nontoxic and biodegradable fuel alternative, has become synonymous with green energy, though not the leafy “green” that Willie also famously advocates. Given that the biodiesel and biofuel industry has grown dramatically in recent years, not just in the U.S. but all over the planet, we thought we would provide you with some facts about biodiesel, including its impact on the environment as well as your wallet.