Sources of Biofuel | Biofuel Origin Material

Organic matter is the leading material used in the production of biodiesel or Ethanol. These materials can be regrown and are a sustainable, renewable source of energy for the future unlike petroleum. Here are the Top 10 Sources of Biofuel.

Top 10 Sources of Biofuel



The leafy stalk of the plant produces separate pollen and ovuliferous inflorescences or ears, which are fruits, yielding kernels (often erroneously called seeds).



Soybeans or soya beans (Glycine max) are a type of legume, native to eastern Asia.



Cellulose is the substance that makes up most of a plant’s cell walls. Since it is made by all plants, it is probably the most abundant organic compound on Earth.

Algal Oil


Algae fuel or algal biofuel is an alternative to liquid fossil fuels that uses algae as its source of energy-rich oils.

Sugar Cane


Sugarcane, or sugar cane, is one of the several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae.

Camelina and Jatropha


Camelina is a genus within the flowering plant family Brassicaceae.Jatropha is a genus of flowering plants in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.

Canola Oil


Canola refers to both an edible oil (also known as canola oil) produced from the seed of any of several varieties of the Brassicaceae family of plants, and to those plants, namely a cultivar of Brassica napus L., Brassica rapa subsp.



Methane is a chemical compound with the chemical formula CH4 (one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen). It is the simplest alkane and the main component of natural gas

Animal Fat


Animal fats and oils are lipid materials derived from animals.

Paper Waste


Paper suitable for recycling is called “scrap paper”, often used to produce molded pulp packaging.