How Do You Manage Used Cooking Oil?
Cooking oil can be of plant or animal origin. Many fried foods require oil to be cooked, to enhance flavor and consistency. Proper disposal of cooking oil is important. We can’t simply pour used cooking oil in drains as it can clog up pipes, and even the sewage treatment plants. Oil is lighter than water and they don’t mix. Oils have tendency to spread into thin membranes and float atop water that hinder water oxygenation. – – Dispose of in Regular Garbage – – One of the proper way of disposing used cooking oil is to pour it in a sealed non-recyclable container and throw it with the regular garbage. However, there are better ways to discarding used oil. Furthermore, some county government prohibit the used cooking oils being dumped with household garbage, for environmental concerns such as that it may seep into and contaminate groundwater. – – Use it as Alternate Fuel – – Vegetable oils have fuel properties that are alike to diesel. The difference between is that vegetable oils have lo