When most people thing of recycling they think of plastics, metals and even yard waste collection. But there is one very important element of the recycling process that is often overlooked even though it is an important service and resource. Where does the millions of used cooking oil and grease generated as waste and byproducts in our St Louis area restaurants go when it is past its usefulness?
Used cooking oil and grease recycling in St Louis is not a City or County-provided recycling collection. Simply put, you can’t just call someone at the City to have your used restaurant grease taken away like your other trash and recycling materials.
St Louis County Recycling of Used Cooking Grease
St Louis Cooking Oil Collection
Restaurant owners in Saint Louis City and St Louis County know that there is a simple phone number you can call to set up a collection schedule to have your used restaurant oil collected on a regular basis. By simply calling Millstadt Rendering at: 618-538-5312 you can not only have your grease collected by a reputable family-owned business, you can actually make money doing the right thing.
Millstadt Rendering helps restaurants, food trucks and commercial kitchens get rid of used cooking oils, keep their grease traps clean and functioning and even remove meat scraps that are discarded after butchering or meat trimming.
Recycling Restaurant Grease is the Right Thing To Do
Reducing, reusing and recycling are the mantra of the environmentally friendly citizen. And Millstadt Rendering is proud to help restaurant owners in St Louis and Southern Illinois recoup money by doing the right thing. Setting up services with Millstadt Rendering just requires one phone call to: 618-538-5312. We’ll send out professionally trained representatives to set up grease bins to store fats, oils and hot oil. By reusing cooking oil we help avoid hazardous waste.
It’s as simple as setting up city recycling or trash collection, it makes you money and it’s the right thing for the environment. Get started today!
Used Cooking Oil Recycling Near Me
St Louis Area Restaurant Grease Collection
Although St Louis does have a recycling program, it only pertains to single stream recycling to city residents. These services are limited to:
- plastic bottles and containers
- metal food and beverage cans
- glass bottles and jars
- food and beverage cartons
This leaves a restaurant business owner or food truck owner wondering what she should to to responsibly get rid of used vegetable oil. It should probably go without saying that of course the answer is never to pour it down the drain. Besides ruining your plumbing and incurring extensive plumber bills, pouring the oil that you use to cook fried foods can likely cost you in terms of fines for causing harm to city sewer systems.
Fortunately for St Louis restaurant owners the question of how to dispose of used cooking oil and how to dispose of grease used for cooking (along with any meat cuttings or by products) is simple: Millstadt Rendering.
Located just across the river in Millstadt Illinois, We have been in the business of removing deep frying oil in large and small amounts from St Louis restaurants for decades. We’re family owned which means that we’ll form a relationship with your restaurant that is professional and responsive.
We respond to your needs and always are there to answer your calls. We never expect you to sign a contract because we know that you’ll be so pleased with our service and valuable rebates that you won’t want to switch to one of our corporate competitors.
To talk to us about scheduling a grease or used cooking oil pickup, simply call us at: 618-538-5312 We also provide grease trap service in the St Louis area and Southern Illinois. Call us at the same number to discuss having your grease trap cleaned or pumped to avoid costly overflow.