Biodegradable Lubricants

Bio-based and Sustainable: When They’re Synonyms and When They’re Not
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Bio-based and Sustainable: When They’re Synonyms and When They’re Not

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

Bio-based and sustainable lubricants are not always one and the same. What are the nuanced differences between them?

Forestry Forecast to Use More Biolubes

Forestry Forecast to Use More Biolubes

Lube Report Americas - April 27, 2022

The amount of biolubricants used in the forestry industry should increase in coming years, a new study by Freedonia says ...

Spotlight on Biobased Lubricants

Spotlight on Biobased Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Entering an important phase for greener, more sustainable lubricants Gone are the days when biobased lubricants were ...

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - September 2, 2020

While global lubricant demand drags, says Caitlin Jacobs, the odds are still looking good for renewable and biodegradabl ...

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Same Difference?

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

Food comes from plants, but that doesnt mean biobased lubes are always fit for food processing.

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China Pursues Biodegradables

Lubes'n'Greases - August 17, 2016

Chinese engine oil buyers have been developing a taste for green lubes. Now consumers are expanding their palates to inc ...

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Conflict of Interest Derails Biodegradable Bill

Lube Report - March 18, 2015

An Oregon state legislator introduced a bill last week that would require all state construction projects to use biodegr ...

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Late Bloomers

Lubes'n'Greases - May 27, 2014

Biodegradable lubricants and greases havent made great headway in most markets - but the seeds for success at last are i ...

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Not Easy Being Green

Lubes'n'Greases - May 17, 2014

G-Oil Green Motor Oil brags that its the first biodegradable engine oil to meet the API SM category. Its next hurdle: tu ...

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Not So Fast

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

To minimize the environmental impact of lubricant spills, industry has encouraged development of products that degrade q ...