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​Proper fat, oil and grease disposal

Prevent clogs and protect your property, health and environment by properly disposing of fats, oils and greases (FOGs).

This not only prevents most unpleasant sewer backups and overflows, but it protects your community's wastewater system from possible health hazards, property damage and environmental impacts.

When poured down the drain, FOG cools and collects in your drains and pipes - and all along the sewer system. Over time, FOG builds up making it harder for wastewater to pass through and often causes a backup into your house or an overflow on the ground.

By properly disposing of fats, oils, and greases, you can help prevent buildups and blocked sewer lines, helping to protect the environment and saving you the hassle and expense of in-home cleanups and repairs.

Read the dos and don'ts of FOG disposal


  • Collect oil and grease in a covered container and dispose of it in the garbage or find a grease recycler.
  • Scrape excess grease from dishes into the trash rather than sending it down your garbage disposal.
  • Remove oil and grease from kitchen utensils, equipment and food preparation areas with scrapers and paper towels.
  • Keep grease out of your dishwashing water.
  • Place food scraps in collection containers.
  • Reuse cooking oil or find a grease recycler.
  • Flush with care as not everything breaks down like toilet paper - even products that are labeled as disposable or flushable can clog drains.


  • Pour oil and grease, or put food scraps down the drain.
  • Run hot water over dishes, pans, fryers and griddles to wash grease down the drain.
  • Flush fats, oils, greases.
  • Flush "disposable" wipes and rags.
  • Flush medications.
  • Flush household hazardous waste, such as paints, solvents, insecticides and herbicides.
  • Flush toilet-cleaning pads.
  • Flush paper towels.
  • Flush cotton swabs.


Contact our Customer Care team at 1 (800) 383-0834.