22 Nov '11, 6pm

Can I Recycle Turkey Fryer Oil?

Can I Recycle Turkey Fryer Oil?

Pouring your used oil down the drain may not seem like a big deal, but it can wreak havoc on the environment and local sewage systems. Photo: Flickr/jakesmome Find your local recycling solution for cooking oil The deep fried turkey is growing in popularity as a new twist on a classic Thanksgiving staple. But disposing of three to five gallons of used fryer oil can be a day-after nightmare. While it may seem harmless to pour your used oil down the drain, dumping any amount of cooking oil into the sink can harm wildlife and damage local sewage systems. Grease clings to pipe walls in small particles that latch on to each other, leading to massive clogs over time – and not just in your kitchen sink. Cooking oil and kitchen grease from residents and restaurants is the No. 1 cause of clogged sewer pipes, which costs cities big bucks. Water companies in the U.K. currently spend £...

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Turkey picture for Thanksgiving via @mongabay

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