Can the Grease!
The Water and Sewer and Regulatory and Economic Resources Department are working together to minimize the negative impact that grease has on Miami-Dade County's sewage system. Recent studies have shown that most of the grease that is causing damages to this system is coming from single-family, apartment and condo residents. The repairs to the County's sewage system can be costly to taxpayers.
At times, the damage is limited to localized clogs in the pipes of the residence, which can also be very costly for the homeowner or those who are renting. That is why is not a good idea to pour grease down your kitchen drain or any other sewage pipe.
After you are done cooking:
- Pour the hot grease into a metal can
- Let it cool down
- Then throw the can into the regular trash.
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