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Cooking Oil Waste

I have tried searching past threads, but could not find any that answers my question.

How do I dump used cooking oil?
I understand that throwing it down the drain may not be a good idea as this could lead to clogging.
Are there special waste collection for cooking oil in Zurich?

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Re: Cooking Oil Waste

I don't know if they collect it in Zurich buf what you have to look for is Altöl. You can collect it in a bottle.
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every dump has a collection point for oil. you will need to bring it in a bottle
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Re: Cooking Oil Waste

Your Town Hall (Gemeindeverwaltung) should publish a "Waste Disposal Calendar" (Abfallkalender) with information for residents on how, when and where waste is handled / collected in your area. It might be worth you getting hold of one.
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Re: Cooking Oil Waste

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Your Town Hall (Gemeindeverwaltung) should publish a "Waste Disposal Calendar" (Abfallkalender) with information for residents on how, when and where waste is handled / collected in your area. It might be worth you getting hold of one.
This may help..

http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/content/...Anzeigen=false

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I throw it in my vegi garden
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Re: Cooking Oil Waste

Down the drain it goes for me...

Unless it's a huge quantity, something over a litre maybe?
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Re: Cooking Oil Waste

If it's just regular cooking oil and not a lot. I soak it in paper towels and send out with my trash which goes to the place where they burn everything for energy. Never would I put in down a drain, If its a lot pour, it after it cools into a bottle or plastic bottle and put in trash or recycle place.
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