Garrett, Skip . 1998. Vegetable Oil for Lubricating Chain Saws. 9851 1316. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 3 p.
To work properly, chain-saw chains and bars must be lubricated. In the past, most operators have used petroleum-based oils. When a chain saw is used, virtually all of the lubricant ends up in the environment. EverYear, thousands of gallons of chain-and-bar oil are carried into the forests and none returns.
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