The drain is not a dump.

Protect your pipes, prevent costly sewer clogs, and avoid state fines. Dump fats, oils and grease in the garbage.

Video: How to Properly Dispose of Fats, Oils & Grease

Fats, oils and grease are a major cause of sewer clogs. Restaurants and other food service establishments are a significant source of FOG. This video explains kitchen best management practices for your food service establishment to properly handle and dispose of this waste.

State of California Requirement for Food Service Establishments

The State of California requires that your city and local sewer agency enforce limitations on the amount of fats, oils, and grease — collectively known as FOG, and other debris that goes into sewers. Food service establishments are required to use care to prevent sewer clogs, which can spread disease, pollute streets and beaches, require expensive cleanup and even close your business.

In the past, you may have put fats oils and grease down the drain but remember the drain is not a dump. Regulations now require proper disposal of fog to comply your business may need to contract with a permitted rendering or recycling company for collection of waste grease or oil.

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El drenaje no es un vertedero. Proteja sus tuberías, evite las costosas obstrucciones de las alcantarillas y evite multas estatales. Volcar grasas, aceites y grasas en la basura.


保护您的管道,防止昂贵的下水道堵塞,并避免国家罚款。 垃圾中的脂肪,油脂和油脂。