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Gas Oil Recycling

Fuel Sucks offers a reliable and professional service for removal and subsequent recycling of gas oil. Our national tanker coverage means in most instances we can respond within 72 hours. In some instances we can also pay you for the red diesel we have collected.

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Gas Oil Recycling & Disposal

Red Diesel or gas oil can sometimes require collection due to contamination. Contaminants can cause your fuel to degrade which will. A common form of contamination is water moisture build up which creates the perfect environment for accelerated biological growth. This leads to the generator or vehicle your gas oil is powering failing to work when you need it the most.

If left untreated the contaminants will grow and eventually render the fuel in which they reside, useless. Gas Oil degradation can be a costly problem for businesses who don’t take precautionary steps to avoid it.

Worried about the costly problems associated with diesel bugs in your red diesel?

Call us for more information and speak with one of our fuel contamination experts 0808 1471477

The contamination in your gas oil can be due to a variety of reasons. However, condensation, atmospheric absorption and a damaged tank are the most common causes. Sometimes you can receive your fuel already contaminated by your supplier. This gas oil is classed as off-spec fuel and will need to be collected and recycled by us.

Types of industries & customers we service:

Hazardous Waste Collection Companies

Estates Management

Facilities Management



Data Centres

Tank Cleaning Companies

Generator Maintenance Compagnies


The main symptoms of diesel bug contamination are as follows:

  • Congested Filters
  • Damaged Injectors
  • Engine Failure
  • Tank Corrosion

There are three distinct levels of contamination which we use to classify the fuel:

  1. Low – A small level of microbes were found living in your fuel but not enough to present any problems or require action.
  2. Medium– A moderate level of microbes were found in your fuel. A biocide treatment should remove the microbes and the filters will need replacing.
  3. High – A damaging level of microbes have been found in your fuel. It is also likely that the fuel contains water contamination. A full tank examination and subsequent manual tank clean will be essential, and visible signs of tank corrosion are likely to be evident once the fuel inside the tank has been collected and recycled. If the fuel is not able to be recycled then it will need to go for disposal.

So, who buys redundant red diesel?

Look no further if you are looking for the best rebates for your aged or off spec gas oil. We buy gas oil all over the UK. Give us a call to see how much your redundant gas oil may be worth.

We collect red diesel out of tanks, barrels and IBC’s. We can also provide storage options for your redundant fuels. This ensures that the gas oil is being stored correctly in compliance with the Environment Agency (EA) rules and regulations.

Fuel Sucks offers red diesel recycling and disposal across the UK. Whether your red diesel is contaminated, aged, off-spec or surplus to requirement call Fuel Sucks 0n 0808 1471477 and arrange for us to come and collect it then recycle it professionally.

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