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Trap the Grease

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In the city of Tulsa, cooking grease is one of the major causes of residential pipeline and City sewer blockages. The spilled sewage eventually reaches Oklahoma streams and rivers, causing unsafe conditions.

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By following a few simple steps, you can help prevent costly sewage overflows in the future.

Step 1

All fats, oils and grease should be poured into a coffee can, or other durable container, and disposed of in the trash can, not down the drain.

Step 2

Dishes and pots that are coated with greasy leftovers, should be wiped clean with a paper towel before washing or placing in the dishwasher. Toss the paper towel in the trash can.

Step 3

Scrape all scraps into the trash. Don't put any scraps in the garbage disposal. Dispose of them in the trash can or compost.

Important Facts

Recycle waste cooking or frying oil at these Tulsa M.e.t. locations:

2019 E. 81st
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily

3495 S. Sheridan
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. daily

12466 E. 21st St.
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 4 p.m.

1101 S. Cincinnati
9 a.m. - Noon

You can also drop off grease, cooking or frying oil at the Household Pollutant Collection Facility.

Report Sewage Overflows

If you see, hear or smell something you think might be a sewer overflow, report it immediately by calling (918) 586-6999. Be prepared to describe the location.

Frequent PACE businesses

PACE provides free prevention training, public outreach, and technical assistance to those who have made the PACE pledge. PACE is a voluntary program which recognizes those who go above and beyond environmental regulations. Please visit PACE online.

For more information on the Grease Program for Businesses, contact (918) 591-4361 or email.