Keep grease, fats and oils out of the drain

With Thanksgiving this week and more holidays approaching, remember to place grease and fats from cooking in the trash and not down the drain. Grease and fat can clog pipes and lead to backups and even expensive repairs.

Let it cool and pour liquid fat on newspapers in the garbage or pour it into a disposable container. You can put it in the trash once it solidifies. It doesn’t matter if you have a garbage disposal – fat still needs to go in the trash.

Note about organics recycling: fat trimmings can go in the organics, but grease and oils may not.

Published Dec 6, 2016