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.
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. Simply collect used oil in a container and use the search bar above to locate your nearest used oil facility.
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