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Emerald Coast Utilities Authority Announces New Residential Cooking Oil and Grease Disposal Station in Downtown Pensacola
09/18/2015

 

Photo Credit: Left to Right

William Rolfs, Ever'man Cooperative general manager, Maria Pinochet, Ever'man Cooperative marketing manager,

Kenyore Edwards, ECUA FOG inspector, Kennie Lyons, ECUA FOG Inspector                                                            

New Cooking Oil Station Replaces Former Location at 446 West Main Street  

On Friday, September 18, Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) opened a free Residential Cooking Oil Disposal Station at Ever’Man’s Cooperative, 315 West Garden Street, Pensacola, Florida. The site will allow residents to pick-up free recycling containers to use for disposal of household cooking grease and oil.

The ECUA Residential Cooking Oil Disposal Program is designed to assist individuals capture and dispose of their cooking oil in an environmentally safe and effective way. The empty container can be picked-up, then once filled; it can be exchanged for another empty one, ready to repeat the process. Once the cooking oil and grease is collected it’s then recycled as biodiesel fuel.

For more information on the ECUA Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) Program, visit our website at www.ecua.fl.gov or contact our Customer Service Center at (850) 476-0480.