As a responsible restaurant owner or manager, it’s important to prioritize sustainability and environmentally friendly practices in your kitchen. Two essential aspects of maintaining a sustainable kitchen are proper used cooking oil recycling and grease trap maintenance. By implementing the following tips, you can ensure that your restaurant operates in an eco-friendly manner while complying with regulations and reducing the risk of plumbing issues.
Establish a collection system
To effectively recycle your used cooking oil, set up a service with SeQuential for used cooking oil collection. We’ll deliver a free container to your business for your staff to dispose of used oil properly. Our expert Service Technicians will set you up with a regular pick-up schedule, so all you have to do is pour the oil and maintain the container.
Educate staff on proper used oil disposal
Ensure your staff understands why proper used cooking oil disposal is essential. Train them to safely handle and pour the oil into the collection container, minimizing the risk of accidents. Check out our free resources to learn best practices for disposing of your oil safely and correctly.
Schedule regular oil pickups
Partnering with SeQuential ensures regularly scheduled pickups. Prompt collection prevents overflow and reduces the risk of accidental spills or leaks. We will also a record of pickup dates to track your disposal volume to ensure you are in compliance with regulations.
Maintain grease traps
Grease traps prevent fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from clogging the municipal sewer system. To ensure your grease trap effectively functions, your restaurant team needs to stay on top of regular inspections by setting up grease trap maintenance with SeQuential. We will detect any damage, blockages, or excessive buildup that will interfere with the trap’s ability to keep the waterways clean. Contact us to get started, and we’ll handle the rest!
Embrace these tips to take an active role in preserving our planet while running a successful restaurant. Maintaining a sustainable kitchen requires conscious efforts in used cooking oil collection and grease trap maintenance. Set up both services with SeQuential to create a responsibly operated kitchen environment.