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Biomass and Biofuels are all domestically produced renewable energy sources that can be used as a sustainable feedstock for the production of transportation fuels, heat and power. 

Biomass includes all plants and plant-derived material, and can be used as a sustainable feedstock for the production of transportation fuels, heat and power. Read>
Biodiesel is a domestically produced, renewable fuel manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled restaurant greases. It's safe, biodegradable, and it reduces serious air pollutants like carbon monoxide, particulates, hydrocarbons, and air toxins.Read>
Biogas is increasingly valuable in today's energy markets and is a renewable fuel which has important implications for sustainability goals. Biogas can be used wherever natural gas is used and capturing it - and using it wisely - minimizes methane emissions to the atmosphere, which are many times more disruptive to the climate than carbon dioxide.Read>

Additional Information for Biomass & Biofuels

FOG
Making biodiesel from San Francisco's FOG
SF Greasecycle
Launched in 2007, SFGreasecycle is a citywide effort that diverts FOG away from the sewers and turns it into biofuel to run San Francisco fleets. Restaurants can SIGN UP for FREE collection services.
SFPUC Sludge to Biosolids
Learn about the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's biogas cogeneration process.
SFPUC Biosolids
Biogas is increasingly valuable in today's energy markets and is a renewable fuel which has important implications for sustainability goals.