Categories for Cooking Oil Recycling

The Benefits of Recycling Cooking Oil

June 22, 2022

Cooking oil makes it easy to fry your favorite foods. But what do you do with the used oil afterward? You might be tempted to just pour it down the drain, but used cooking oil can actually be recycled and converted into other useful materials. Benefits of Recycling Cooking Oil There are many benefits to recycling your used cooking oil, including: Biodiesel Used cooking oil can be converted into biodiesel, which is a renewable, clean-burning fuel. Biodiesel can be used in any diesel engine, and it doesn’t require any modifications to the engine. As a result, biodiesel is a great... View Article

Is Cooking Oil Recyclable?

June 8, 2022

When it is time to cook a meal, we usually reach for a bottle of cooking oil without giving it much thought. It is only when we are finished cooking that we realize just how much oil we have used – and how dirty our cookware has become. After all, cooking oil can be quite greasy! So what do you do with all that leftover oil? Can you recycle cooking oil? The answer is yes! Cooking oil can be recycled and reused in several ways.  Ways To Reuse Used Cooking Oil Use It More Than Once One way to recycle cooking... View Article

FAQs About Recycling Cooking Oil

November 23, 2021

What can you make with recycled cooking oil? Most of us don’t think much about what happens to our cooking oil after we dispose of it, but the oil recycling process comes with a number of different possibilities. Here’s what happens to cooking oil after it’s recycled and how to select a good service provider. Why recycle your used cooking oil? Cooking oil adds up quickly, as anyone who has worked in a commercial kitchen can tell you. Unfortunately, if you pour it down the drain, you run the risk of clogging the drains and damaging the wastewater treatment systems... View Article

Why Is It Important to Recycle Grease and Oil?

October 26, 2021

Cooking oil is often one of the biggest sources of waste in a commercial kitchen. This is due in large part to the fact that many people do not realize they can get more than one use out of cooking oil in many cases. Rather than disposing of cooking oil after it’s used, it can be stored and recycled for reuse either in cooking or in other applications. Why is it important to recycle grease and oil? Here is a quick look at some of the benefits of recycling cooking grease and oil for you to consider. Keeping your appliances... View Article

Quit Feeding the Fatberg! Never Dump Grease Down the Sink

October 12, 2021

Is it safe to dump grease in the sink? No. In fact, it’s one of the biggest rules in kitchen operation—don’t dump grease down the sink! Grease congeals inside drains and sewers and can result in massive blockages that can be difficult to remove and could potentially cause significant damage to plumbing systems. There’s another risk associated with pouring grease down a drain that doesn’t necessarily have to do with your own facilities: Grease can feed and build up fatbergs, which are giant, condensed globs of fats, oils and grease from when businesses and residents dump grease down the drains.... View Article

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