General Biodiesel recently received the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce Westside Business of the Year Award. The company helps businesses with free pickup of used greases. This is then used to provide an alternative to petroleum fuel. Yale and Laura Wong launched General Biodiesel in 2006 to help reduce the nation’s reliance on foreign fuel.
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By Assunta Ng What sets Yale Wong, co-founder and CEO of General Biodiesel, Inc., apart from his competitors? Biodiesel is an alternative energy source made of recycled cooking oil. When Wong started his company in 2006, it was the ninth biodiesel company in Washington state. Today, his competitors are ancient history. Only one remains, and […]
King County Executive Dow Constantine celebrated the importance and the accomplishments of small businesses throughout the county by presenting the first annual King County Executive’s Small Business Awards at the Meydenbauer Center, in Bellevue, on Oct. 12.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Yale Wong learned life’s most important lessons while growing up in a crowded home in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. “My grandparents, my parents, and my aunt all lived together in one house,” said Wong.
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General Biodiesel and the local Chinese community teamed up with Ezell’s Chicken to distribute 300 portions of fried chicken at the Rainier Valley Food Bank.
General Biodiesel (GB), a company founded in 2006 by Yale and Laura Wong to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, won a 2010 Green Washington Award in the Reuse category from Seattle Business Magazine.
You may spot business owner Yale Wong cruising the streets in his shiny black Mercedes Benz. However, it is what’s inside his luxury sedan that grabs the most attention. Wong fuels his car with biodiesel made from food grease and vegetable oil — yes, the same grease used to deep fry your fish ‘n’ chips, chicken tenders, and side order of fries. Some consider it to be a promising alternative to petroleum fuel and a better option than soy-based biodiesel, which has recently been criticized for not being “green” enough.