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How do you dispose of old cooking oil?

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Supercalafraj Sun 01-Jul-12 20:03:33

Need to get rid of chip pan oil what's the proper method please?

PetiteRaleuse Sun 01-Jul-12 20:09:10

I put it in the fridge in a tupperware til it solidifies then scrape it into a plastic bag on bin collection day and put it in the bin.

PetiteRaleuse Sun 01-Jul-12 20:10:04

Though i din't know if that's the proper way of doing it smile

Supercalafraj Sun 01-Jul-12 20:34:15

That's very clever!!! Thanks will try that.

Catsmamma Sun 01-Jul-12 20:37:02

any oil we have tends to get put into a milk carton and binned. Or if I have a tin handy then into there and into the freezer....but then I hve to remember to get it out and put it in the bin on bin day!

workshy Sun 01-Jul-12 20:38:35

I wait for it to go cold, pour it into a bottle or empty can and bin it

nowwearefour Sun 01-Jul-12 20:41:25

i always have a collection jar on the go- i add to it, it solidifies and when full up i bin it and start a new one!

Phantomquartz Sun 01-Jul-12 20:41:52

My local dump has a cooking oil disposal. I think they convert it into fuel.

Earlybird Sun 01-Jul-12 20:43:52

Another one with a collection jar that 'lives' in a dark, lower kitchen cabinet. When jar is full, screw lid on tight and dispose of it in the rubbish.

patchesmcp Sun 01-Jul-12 20:50:18

I just use kitchen roll to soak it up and then bin that. Guess it only really works if you shallow fry stuff though as otherwise you could get through a lot of kitchen roll!

MousyMouse Sun 01-Jul-12 20:58:14

I don't deep fry anything that's what take aways are for
the little bit that is left in the pan is jst washed off with soapy water.

Seona1973 Mon 02-Jul-12 09:17:13

We pour it into an empty oil bottle and put it in the bin. Cleaned out my fryer yesterday!

PigletJohn Mon 02-Jul-12 12:10:15

and of course, never never never down the sink.

what's left in the pan you can wipe off with kitchen roll and put in the bin.


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cece Mon 02-Jul-12 12:15:31

Pour into old coke bottle and take to recycling centre.

grandnaturalinc Thu 14-Apr-16 07:24:55

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