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Cooking Oil

Cooking Oil
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Instructions

Solidified cooking grease and small amounts (less than ½ cup) of liquid cooking oil can go in the green compost cart. However, for a large amount (more than ½ cup) of liquid cooking oil, please collect it and take it to a designated drop-off station. A full list can be found here: https://www.ebmud.com/wastewater/bay-friendly-waste-disposal/fats-oils-and-grease/residential-cooking-oil-and-grease-drop/

Find a drop-off location

Alternatives

Reuse cooking oil for additional flavor or try cooking with other liquids like wine or lemongrass juice.

Facts

Never pour fats, oil, or grease down drains; it can solidify and cause sewer backups. Collect used cooking oil in paper, compostable container and place in the compost cart.

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