We are Julian and Natasha Collison, an ordinary family living near
Liskeard. We have made the step of running our family vehicles on
biodiesel, a clean burning, carbon neutral fuel made from vegetable
In our case we produce our biodiesel from used cooking oil (UCO), otherwise known as
waste vegetable oil (WVO). This is much kinder for the environment since
it does not compete with food production and also recycles waste oil
that would otherwise become an environmental problem.
not a commercial company. We do not sell fuel and we do not make
profits. Our fuel is used solely to power our own family
We are looking for supplies of used
cooking oil and will pay you for allowing us to collect your waste
oil. Being a non commercial operation, we are more than happy to
make small collections of a single drum as and when required. Of
course we are also happy to collect larger amounts and to organise
regular collections at your convenience.
it is generally commercial outlets such as cafes, restaurants, pubs
and fast food outlets which use oil in quantity, we are also happy
to collect from schools, hospitals, care homes and even domestic
fully licensed by the Environment Agency as waste carriers and will
issue of duty of care waste transfer note for each collection. These
should be retained by you and can be used to evidence that your
waste is being disposed of legally and responsibly.
We offer payment for used cooking oil at a
standard rate of 10p per litre of oil (equating to £2 per full 20 litre drum) but are happy to negotiate. All
we ask is that your oil is of animal or vegetable origin (not motor oil) and not full of water, soap or
contact us with any queries or to arrange a collection. We both have
full time jobs but will endeavour to answer your query as soon as
possible, normally the same day.
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