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Truck Driver Wanted

by brbf • August 25, 2014

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

by brbf • July 30, 2014

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 […]


Station Spotlight: Black Mountain Natural Foods

by brbf • June 19, 2014

Brian and Marcia, managers of Black Mountain Natural Foods, have sought out natural alternatives to almost all products found in more traditional grocery stores at their central Black Mountain storefront. They specialize in vitamins, supplements, health, and beauty products; stock local and organic produce, meats, and foods; and maintain an extensive special dietary selection including […]


New Ways to Recycle Used Cooking Oil

by brbf • June 9, 2014

GLEN ROCK APARTMENTS JOINS THE COOKING OIL RECYCLING PROGRAM Blue Ridge Biofuels’ Cooking Oil Recycling Program allows residents of Western North Carolina to responsibly recycle their used cooking oil for the production of biodiesel. There are currently used cooking oil collection bins at over 30 locations across Western North Carolina and we are excited to […]


Come Work for Blue Ridge Biofuels!

by brbf • May 30, 2014

PLEASE LIKE US ON FACEBOOK TO STAY INFORMED OF FUTURE JOB OPENINGS Blue Ridge Biofuels is looking for a Super Star….. We are hiring for an Administrative Assistant Team Member. This position supports the company’s operations by ensuring the administrative tasks of a dynamic biodiesel production company are completed in a consistent and efficient manner. […]


Earth Day – A Good Time for Biodiesel

by brbf • April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014. Earth Day is here! And with it comes news stories and people coming together to bring renewed attention to our environmental problems. Climate change or global warming, whatever you prefer to call it, is here to stay. Earth Day was the brain child of Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. He used the […]


Client Spotlight on Sunny Point Cafe

by brbf • April 4, 2014

Apr. 4, 2014 There are wonderful places for breakfast in Asheville. Many of them have a loyal following, but the one place that stands out is the Sunny Point Café. Mind you, I don’t eat out often. But I try to stop in for breakfast at least a few times a year. Make sure that […]


Lessons in Preparation

by brbf • March 25, 2014

Mar. 26, 2014 Blue Ridge Biofuels has learned some valuable lessons about preparation this winter.  We know we aren’t the only business that has met some unexpected weather-related challenges this year, but in the future we’re hoping to avoid many of the issues we’ve experienced.  I have to express immense gratitude to all of our […]


Biodiesel in the Polar Vortex

by brbf • March 25, 2014

Mar. 25, 2014 In the 10 years that Blue Ridge Biofuels has been in business, we have never seen a winter quite like this. We have dealt with every single winter the same way for years, by always adding anti-gel to our fuel and by lowering our blends in the colder months to prevent gelling […]


Client Spotlight on Korean House in Asheville

by brbf • February 7, 2014

Feb. 7, 2014 When the Korean House opened at the beginning of the year, Downtown Asheville got an exciting new culinary offering. Chef Kristina Im had already established her talent at Stonebowl in south Asheville. The other half of the sibling team, Jayson Im, is flexing his own skills in the front of the house. […]