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Fat, Oil and Grease Disposal at Home

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What you can do to prevent clogs and spills

The best way to discard of fat, oil and grease at home is to:

  • Pour them into a metal can
  • Let the can cool
  • Throw it in the garbage
Where does grease come from?
  • Meat fats
  • Lard
  • Cooking oil
  • Food scraps
  • Baking goods
  • Shortening
  • Sauces
  • Dairy products
  • Butter and margarine
 Grease Do's  Grease Don'ts
  • Put oil and grease in covered collection container to be discarded in the garbage.
  • Scrape food scraps from dishes into trash cans and garbage bags and dispose of properly.
  • Cover kitchen sink with catch basket and empty into garbage can as needed.
  • Put fat, oil, grease, or food products down the sink drain.