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How Restaurants Dispose of Used Cooking Oil

One of the biggest environmental hazards restaurants, grocery stores, caterers, and other food service companies produce are fats, oil, and grease (FOG). When it enters a stormwater drain, it can kill aquatic animals. Within your pipes or the city’s sewers, the fat builds up leading to blockages that create sewer backups and overflows. Those issues are not only environmental hazards and costly to cities, but they’re also dangerous to people as bacteria and fecal matter back up into homes and water bodies. Continue reading