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Cooking oil

Cooking oil should not be put in your recycling bin at home. To recycle old or used cooking oil, collect it in a container and drop it off at a recycler that accepts oil. Small amounts of cooking oil can be disposed of in garden composts.

Enter your post code in the search bar below to find recycling options near you.

This is a directory listing. Please be aware that recyclers may currently be closed or operating shortened hours due to COVID-19. Please use the below information to contact the recycler directly and adhere to the COVID-19 restrictions in your area.

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HOW TO RECYCLE COOKING OIL AT WORK

Businesses can access oil-stream management services that provide supply, storage, collection and recycling services. Visit Business Recycling to learn more. 

WHY SHOULD I RECYCLE MY OLD OR USED COOKING OIL?

Disposing of cooking oil incorrectly by pouring it down drains and sinks can lead to plumbing and environmental problems. Recycling the oil ensures it’s not wasted, doesn’t damage the environment and remains part of the circular economy. 

WHAT HAPPENS TO THE OIL WHEN I RECYCLE IT?

Cooking oils can be filtered and recycled into products such as bio-fuel, cosmetics, detergents and stockfeed. 

Used household cooking oil can also be recycled through your local waste transfer station or landfill. Simply collect used oil in a container and use the search bar above to locate your nearest used oil facility. 

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