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what do you do with the glycerin by-product?

Hi I am looking at buying a biodiesel processor but was wondering how you guys dispose of the glycerin? what is it good for? what is the price to dispose of it? does anyone buy it?

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soap, then sell the soap
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Hey Canyon, what recipe do you use for your soap? I have found several on the net but none work exactly like I want. I prewash my bio with about 5% of the total volume of water after processing. I think that makes my glycerin more liquid than the glycerin in the recipes I've found. I boil off the meth before making the soap but it never gets really firm after cooling. My soap is very temp dependant, if it gets warm it starts to melt, I mean warm as in above 80F.
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Honestly I don't have a recipe. I do not have any experience doing it. I just know that some will make the glycerin into soap. I think it will be a learning experience to get a good recipe. Best of luck with that. I would probably get onto a forum for Bio-D brewers if I were looking for that info. Best of luck to you.
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