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Residents may bring up to 5 gallons of liquid cooking and vegetable oil to our Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station.
So that the oil may be recycled, do not mix it with any other fluids.
Do not set liquid cooking or vegetable oil out with your curbside trash items. This prevents oil leaks and spills before and while your trash is collected.
We accept empty glass and plastic cooking and vegetable oil bottles, containers, and jars for recycling
The oil is reused. Some of it is turned into animal feed. And, some of it is turned into biodiesel fuel.
Pour fats and grease into a can, and allow the material to cool and solidify. Then, put the lidded can into your regular household trash.
See detailed instructions for fats and grease from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.