Category Archives: Blog

Choose Bioheat: Warm up your home, not the planet

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  As the summer heat dies down and the refreshing autumn breezes begin, it’s time for us to start preparing for the winter months. Be an early bird and order your Bioheat now!   But what is Bioheat you ask?   Bioheat is home heating oil made with biodiesel. Biodiesel made by Blue Ridge Biofuels […]

All Things Oily: Cooking Oil Collection Expansion & Non-GMO Canola Oil for Sale

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Cooking Oil Collection Expanding We are excited to be expanding our public cooking oil recycling program to these Western North Carolina counties: Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, Catawba, Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland, Rutherford, McDowell, Polk, Yancey, Jackson, Swain and Macon Know of a good spot that needs a public bin? Click here to let us know! Here are our current public bins and we are always looking for new […]

Join Our Growing Team!

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**All positions have been filled. ** **Thank you to everyone who applied.** —————————————————————   Blue Ridge Biofuels is hiring for four new positions at its new Catawba County Biodiesel Production Facility. The positions include two Plant Operators, one Truck Driver, and one Client Service Representative. Blue Ridge Biofuels is in the process of constructing and […]

How do you grow a business on a roller-coaster?

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It’s not easy, but we’re doing it! Recently, Blue Ridge Biofuels CEO Woody Eaton and Business Administrator Melita Kyriakou did a radio interview with Ned Doyle on Our Southern Community, talking about how we’re opening a new factory and ramping up production in spite of highly uncertain markets. Here are some highlights. You can listen […]

7 Reasons We’re Excited for 2015

2015 is going to be a huge year for Blue Ridge Biofuels! Here are seven reasons why we think party hats go really well with greasy work shirts this New Years: 1. We’re expanding to a bigger factory in Catawba County! Early in 2015, we’re setting up shop at the Catawba County EcoComplex in Newton, […]

Customer Spotlight: Asheville Solar Company

As the days get shorter, we wanted to shed a little light on a customer who wanted to share why they love Blue Ridge Biofuels and biodiesel.   Business: Asheville Solar Company, LLC Website: www.ashevillesolarcompany.com Facebook: Asheville Solar Company Tell us about your amazing business We are a family ­owned residential and light commercial solar installation company […]

Truck Driver Wanted

PLEASE EMAIL RESUMES TO INFO@BLUERIDGEBIOFUELS.COM Position Overview Blue Ridge Biofuels is looking for a full-time professional truck driver to assist in all aspects of this growing company’s operations. Duties include driving vacuum trucks and collecting used cooking oil from restaurant clients in NC, SC, TN, and VA. Additional responsibilities may be available based on Fleet […]

Spotlight on the Gas-Up in West Asheville

The Gas-Up is located at 405 Haywood Rd. in West Asheville off Interstate 240.

Some businesses seek to carry biodiesel so that they can be more sustainable or because they wish to serve the growing local fuel economy. At the Gas-Up, an independent convenience store in the center of West Asheville, biodiesel supporters approached Tammy, store owner, about supplying the sustainable alternative. Through a partnership between Blue Ridge Biofuels […]