How should I dispose of fats, oil and grease?

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Either recycle or bin. Never put these down the drain.

As fats, oil and grease cool, they begin to thicken. And when fats combine with other materials in the sewer system, they create blockages, leading to flooding in your neighbourhood. Often you can reuse cooking oil, simply pour it into a jar and up-cycle it for next time. If you can’t reuse it, leave it to cool in a container, then scrape it into your food waste recycling or the bin.

If you don’t have a container, here’s a handy guide to making your own “gunk pot”.