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Tips on separating and returning deep-frying fat, cooking oil and oily gravy:

  • Let the frying fat, cooking oil or oily gravy cool first.
  • Pour it back into the original container or another sealable container, such as a milk carton or plastic bottle with a screw cap.
  • Close the packaging tightly.
  • Deliver the frying fat with packaging and all to one of the environmental centres.

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  • Frying fat should not be delivered in a frying pan that you want to dispose of. The reason is that the grease runs out of the pan during transport and contaminates the other discarded electrical equipment in the container; this is unhygienic for the recycler and complicates recycling.
  • Do not flush oil and fats down the sink, they will clog your drains and sewers.
  • Lubricating oil and grease is small chemical waste. Deliver it to the environmental street.

What happens to it?

Frying fat and cooking oil are processed into raw material for biofuel. Biofuels cause less CO2 emissions and particulate matter than fuels made from mineral oils. That is good for the environment. Please help and hand in fats and oil separately. Thank you for your cooperation!