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Come Join Our Team!

by brbf • August 16, 2017

Local routes only! Blue Ridge Biofuels is hiring a professional truck driver for its Asheville headquarters. The truck driver will operate a vacuum truck to collect recycled cooking oil from area restaurants and other recycled cooking oil suppliers in the Asheville and surrounding areas (SC, TN, and VA). Work week is typically 2-3 10-hour days […]


We are Hiring an Office Assistant!

by brbf • June 6, 2017

Blue Ridge Biofuels is hiring an Office Assistant for our headquarters in Asheville, NC. BRB is looking for a committed, long term employee who is interested in and motivated by the idea of being a part of a team that produces clean fuels from local resources, which are better for the environment and local economy. Please send your […]


5 Reasons We’re Stoked About Working with Peak Energy

by brbf • September 9, 2016

If you haven’t heard already, we partnered with Peak Energy in late winter of 2014 to start delivering Bioheat to our customers. In October of last year, we took our relationship to the next level and moved to Leicester and cozied up right next to them, sharing the space for our bulk tanks. In April, we […]


Choose Bioheat: Warm up your home, not the planet

by brbf • August 11, 2016

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 is made from […]


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

by brbf • July 22, 2015

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!

by brbf • June 5, 2015

**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?

by brbf • March 4, 2015

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

by brbf • December 31, 2014

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

by brbf • December 10, 2014

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 […]


Thankful For Long Time Used Cooking Oil Clients: Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company

by brbf • November 26, 2014

    What goes best with a bellyful of turkey? Pizza and beer, of course! Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company’s location on Merrimon Avenue has just that: A movie theater featuring second-run films, some of the best brews available in Asheville and the world, and high-quality pizza and pub food. And, their waste cooking oil […]