How Recycling Your Cooking Oil Helps the Environment

How Recycling Your Cooking Oil Helps the Environment

Climate change is causing more and more natural disasters around the world. The recent bushfires in Australia are an example, as are many recent hurricanes, superstorms and tsunamis.

The ozone layer is thinning, the arctic glaciers are melting…these are just some of the environmental effects caused by pollution.

The good news it that we can all help minimize environmental destruction in small ways.

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What is Grease Trap Pumping?


Following a regular grease trap maintenance schedule is important for ensuring steady capabilities. You should get your grease trap serviced every 30 to 90 days. The particular interval depends on two factors:

  • What type of food is cooked at your Raleigh, North Carolina restaurant?
  • What is the volume of grease used in your kitchen?

Most of the maintenance work focuses on grease trap pumping. In this article, you will learn exactly what grease trap pumping is and what its benefits are. Continue reading “What is Grease Trap Pumping?”

Grease Trap Cleaning Tips That Save You Money


Grease traps are a must have for any commercial kitchen. Cooking fats harden in the pipes, leading to a steady fat accumulation. When your kitchen doesn’t have a grease trap, the risk for sewer blockages increases tremendously.

Installing a grease trap is the first step towards a more worry-free and sustainable kitchen operation. Nevertheless, installing the device is only the beginning. The trap needs regular maintenance to keep it up and running.

A big part of the maintenance procedures consists of emptying the device from all the fats, oils, and greases (FOGs). When there are solids in the mix, you need to take care of removing these particles as well.

In this article, you’ll learn how to clean your grease trap to save you money and keep the device running in the most optimal way. Continue reading “Grease Trap Cleaning Tips That Save You Money”

GreaseCycle Makes the Inc. 5000 For the 2nd Year in a Row

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Local Company Greasecycle Named One of the Fastest Growing Small Businesses in America

NEW YORK, August 12, 2019Inc. magazine today revealed that Greasecycle is No. 2068 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Greasecycle made this list last year ranking 3052, but this year they launched ahead over 1000 spots! The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. Continue reading “GreaseCycle Makes the Inc. 5000 For the 2nd Year in a Row”

Why Does Your North Carolina Restaurant Need a Grease Trap?


Do you have oil going down the drains of your Raleigh restaurant?

Did you know that cooking fats can easily harden in the pipes?

This process leads to fat accumulation. According to the EPA, grease buildup is the number one cause for sewer blockages.

Sewer blockages are not the only problem. The grease found in wastewater may pose an environmental hazard to both people and wildlife. Continue reading “Why Does Your North Carolina Restaurant Need a Grease Trap?”