Used Cooking Oil Recycling and Grease Trap Cleaning in the Bay Area

Smart Alternative Fuels® has been providing used cooking oil recycling to Bay Area California businesses with reliable used cooking oil collection and grease trap maintenance services for over a decade. We’ve established a large and growing base of customers throughout the East Bay, North Bay, South Bay, and Peninsula, including San Francisco, San Jose, Pleasanton, Walnut Creek, Hayward, Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley, Concord, San Rafael, and everywhere in between. Our grease collection service is always nearby.

There are a lot of used cooking oil recycling companies. But, SAF, with nearby facilities in Modesto, as well as a distributed fleet of service trucks and professional drivers, is best equipped to provide used cooking oil collection services to your business. Our processing plant for used cooking oil disposal is near you so we minimize the environmental impact of collection. Call now to join the Bay Area restaurants, hotels, grocery stores, corporate campuses, casinos, food processors, and others that we currently serve.

Why Choose Smart Alternative Fuels?


With facilities up and down the West Coast and a large, distributed fleet of service trucks, our cooking oil removal services are nearby and ready to serve you.


We’re in our second decade of reliably serving thousands of customers. Our Autopilot Service means you’ll never worry about a missed kitchen oil pickup or trap service.


We can get you set up and started quickly with just a short call. And we’re available 24/7 for any restaurant grease removal service questions or issues.

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Cooking Oil Containers

All facilities are different. Let Smart Alternative Fuels help determine the best used cooking oil storage and transport solutions for your kitchen. We offer basic outdoor tanks, indoor tanks with wheels for easy transport, and more. Limited space? We’ve got you covered. We’ll keep your employees safe and restaurant clean, without the grease bin getting in the way. This is used cooking oil disposal done right.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you insured?

Yes, our used cooking oil collection company is fully insured.

Do you offer emergency used cooking oil pickup service?

We are available 24/7. We assess the situation and send out staff and equipment as soon as required.

Can I schedule a custom grease pickup?

Our Autopilot Service allows us to predict when your tank is full. But, sometimes seasonality and special events create emergency situations. If necessary, we’ll send a truck your way within 24 hours.

What is your service area?

Our used cooking oil collection service is available in all of Northern California, including the Bay Area & Sacramento Metro area, as well as most of Oregon, Central & Eastern Washington, and Western Nevada.

Do you offer indoor and automated used cooking oil storage tanks?

We have a variety of solutions for transporting UCO from fryer to different types of storage tanks. We work with you to find the best solution for your business. Our restaurant grease disposal service is customized to you.

How do I know you’ll be more reliable than my current used cooking oil recycling company?

We’re in our second decade of reliably serving thousands of customers. Used cooking oil collection and grease traps are all that we do. We are a local company and listen carefully to our clients. We’re available by phone 24/7 to address service needs and questions. If you need used cooking oil recycling in Bay Area California give us a call. Our used cooking oil recycling company is designed around you.