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Preventing Sewer Clogs

  • What to NEVER do to dispose of grease?
  • NEVER pour oil and grease down the drain.
  • NEVER put food scraps down the drain even in the garbage disposal.
  • NEVER run water (hot or cold) over dishes, pans, fryers and griddles to wash oil and grease down the drain.
  • What to ALWAYS do to properly dispose of water and grease?
  • ALWAYS put oil and grease in a covered collection container
  • ALWAYS scrape food scraps into trash cans and/or garbage bags and dispose of properly. Avoid using the garbage disposal.
  • ALWAYS remove oil and grease from dishes, pans, fryers and griddles the proper way. Cool first, then wipe or scrape off excess grease and dispose of properly prior to washing.
  • ALWAYS cover sink drain with catch basket and empty into garbage can as needed.