How to Find the Best Cooking Oil Collection Service

How to Find the Best Cooking Oil Collection Service

There are several factors to take into consideration when determining the best cooking oil collection service in the Bay Area. You want to make sure the company is environmentally friendly and handling the oil with care. Take a look at these tips for finding the best cooking oil collection service.

Top 5 Benefits to Using a Cooking Oil Collection Service

Top 5 Benefits to Using a Cooking Oil Collection Service

Biodiesel has a huge effect on helping the environment, and you'd be surprised at how easy it is when you take advantage of a cooking oil collection service. Take a look at these top 5 benefits to using a cooking oil collection service in San Francisco.

How to Dispose of Cooking Oil: Are You Doing It Right?

How to Dispose of Cooking Oil: Are You Doing It Right?

Without a doubt, the quality of the food that reaches your restaurant customers' plates is of the utmost importance.

But what happens to all of the used cooking oil that's left behind at the end of the day? What happens to this oil is also important.

Used or old cooking oil is a headache not just for home cooks but also for restaurants. But there's a proper way to do it.

If you don't want to contribute to the fatberg problem, here's a quick guide on how to dispose of cooking oil.

Let's get started!

Everybody Wins: The Top 4 Benefits of Biodiesel

Everybody Wins: The Top 4 Benefits of Biodiesel

While you've probably already heard about the positive impacts that recycling your cooking oil can have on the environment, you still might not have a full view of why biodiesel is so useful.

Believe it or not, this alternative fuel can positively impact the world around you in more ways than one.

If you're ready to learn more about the many biodiesel advantages, look no further. Below we'll tell you everything you need to know about the benefits of biodiesel.

Top 5 Tips for Choosing a Restaurant Grease Trap

Top 5 Tips for Choosing a Restaurant Grease Trap

Did you know that one of the worst decisions you can make in the kitchen is to pour oil or fat down the sink?

The improper disposal of used oil for cooking can cause costly issues down the road in terms of plumbing, especially for restaurants.

Though grease is a natural part of the cooking process in many American restaurants, it is important to never dump it down the drain.

A restaurant grease trap can help prevent plumbing problems in the future. It acts as a receptacle for collecting grease rather than allowing it to cause damage.

In purchasing a grease trap, there are many different factors to consider based on the details of the restaurant.

Read on to learn what a grease trap is and five tips in choosing the best one for your restaurant.

Top 5 Do's and Don't's of Grease Trap Maintenance

Top 5 Do's and Don't's of Grease Trap Maintenance

If you own a restaurant, then you should have a grease trap in the kitchen.

A grease trap can be a life-saving device when it comes to keeping your pipes from getting blocked. It must be maintained in order for it to work properly.

Grease trap maintenance is so important that, depending on where you live, you can be charged a hefty fine for not complying with the grease trap guidelines.

Check out the top five do's and do not's of grease trap maintenance.

5 Signs it's Time to Hire Grease Trap Cleaning Services

5 Signs it's Time to Hire Grease Trap Cleaning Services

Did you know that over 71% of all sewage backups in New York City are caused by the improper disposal of grease and fat?

This isn't just a problem for New York City, but for large and small cities all over the world.

If you are opening a restaurant, it is important that you make sure you have the proper grease traps. But you cannot just install them and leave them be, you need to maintain them as well.

Here are 5 signs that you need grease trap cleaning services.

Why Should You Recycle Used Cooking Oil?

Why Should You Recycle Used Cooking Oil?

There are almost 650,000 restaurants in America. All use a large amount of cooking oil in their daily operations.

If you're a restaurant owner, one choice you have is what to do with all that used cooking oil at the end of the day. Sure, you could throw it away but there are many reasons why you shouldn't.

We're here to tell you why you should recycle used cooking oil.

How to Recycle Your Cooking Oil

How to Recycle Your Cooking Oil

In the US alone, restaurants and hotels use over 3 billion gallons of cooking oil every single year. While some of that is absorbed during the cooking process, much of it is used in deep fryers and disposed of after it's no longer useful or clean. It can be dangerous or illegal to dispose of it improperly, so make sure you know all about cooking oil recycling.

How is Biodiesel Made From Waste Cooking Oil Collection?

How is Biodiesel Made From Waste Cooking Oil Collection?

If you're reading this, you probably already know what biodiesel is.

If not, it's a renewable source of fuel for diesel engines that is cleaner, cheaper, and better for the environment than diesel. This post, however, will focus on exactly how it's made from waste cooking oil collection.

Keep reading to learn more about this alternative fuel.

5 Things About Biodiesel You Probably Didn't Know

5 Things About Biodiesel You Probably Didn't Know

With Earth Day fast approaching, it is a perfect time to revisit the positive impact biodiesel fuel has on both the environment and our economy. We touched on some of these benefits in a previous blog post called Environmentally Friendly, Biodiesel Fuel.  In an effort to help demystify what biodiesel is and what it is made of, we referenced Biodiesel.org for their illuminating research and information. Here's an exerpt:

SAF Partner Spotlight: California Indian Gaming Casinos

SAF Partner Spotlight: California Indian Gaming Casinos

If you have been itching for a trip to Las Vegas you may want to consider visiting one of your nearby Indian Gaming Casinos instead. They have all the gaming entertainment of Las Vegas, in a resort setting. Many have hotel accommodations, restaurants, cafes, day spas, RV parks, and even golf courses! In this blog, we feature 5 such casino resorts, each of which is also a recycling partner of Smart Alternative Fuels.