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Restaurant Used Cooking Oil Collection and Recycling Services in Texas

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Many foodservice businesses depend on the use of cooking oil for their operations.  The challenge that foodservice businesses must address is how to safely handle and store the cooking oil before and after use so it can be collected for recycling.  The best way for foodservice businesses to ensure appropriate handling and storage of cooking oil is by working with a professional like Mahoney Environmental.

Mahoney Environmental provides used cooking oil collection and recycling services to restaurants located in Texas. Our regular collection services promote a safer and more efficient working environment in your kitchen. We have partnered with various food establishments, including restaurants, bars, cafés, hotels, universities, stadiums, shared kitchens, and ghost kitchens.

Mahoney Environmental offers used cooking oil collection and recycling to restaurants throughout Texas, including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, and El Paso.

Used Cooking Oil Collection and Recycling Services

Cooking oil can only be used for a certain number of frying cycles before its quality starts to deteriorate. When the oil reaches the end of its useful life, it is important to store it in an appropriate container so that it can be collected and recycled. By partnering with Mahoney Environmental, you can ensure that your used cooking oil (UCO) is regularly collected, contributing to a cleaner environment and safer working conditions in your kitchen.

Mahoney Environmental provides tailored solutions to food service establishments for recycling their used cooking oil (UCO). Our team of experts can collect the UCO from your storage containers and load it onto our trucks without requiring any assistance from your staff. Once collected, we transport the UCO to our facility for recycling. Our scheduled UCO collections help restaurants reduce their frying expenses and provide a safer working environment.

Mahoney Environmental is an EPA-licensed UCO recycler and can also design and install cooking oil handling equipment for commercial kitchens. We provide detailed reports of the UCO we collect from your business. The recycled UCO at our facility is transformed into sustainable products such as renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Our used cooking oil recycling services include the following:

  • UCO level monitoring
  • UCO collection
  • UCO transport and recycling
  • Cooking oil equipment installation

Restaurant Grease Trap Cleaning and Maintenance

All commercial kitchens need well-maintained grease traps to prevent fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from entering the sewage system. FOG can cause significant damage to the sewage and plumbing systems and contaminate the natural environment if it enters the drain. It’s crucial to note that washing FOG down the drain can result in your business being fined for breaking local codes and regulations. Therefore, regularly clean and maintain your grease traps.

Grease traps separate FOG from wastewater using baffles. Regularly remove FOG to prevent clogs and other issues. Failure to do so could lead to the following problems:

  • Flooding in the kitchen
  • Contamination and health issues
  • Foul odors
  • Expensive repair services
  • Business closure
  • Fines

Mahoney Environmental offers grease trap cleaning and maintenance services to food service businesses. Our team of experts is dedicated to offering quality cleaning, upkeep, and repair services to keep your grease traps functioning properly. We have extensive experience in designing and installing grease traps for commercial kitchens. Our comprehensive Grease Trap Cleaning and Maintenance Services include:

  • Routine maintenance: We can provide recurring maintenance to keep your grease traps in working order and inspect them for potential problems.
  • Cleaning and repair: We clean FOG build-up from the traps and provide needed repairs.
  • Rodding and jetting: We can clear clogs in the traps using rodding and jetting techniques.
  • Detailed inspection reports: We provide your business with a detailed report of our inspections and all work done on the traps on every visit.
  • Comprehensive history records: We create a complete documented history of your grease traps with our inspection reports that help us foresee when maintenance is necessary or address potential problems.
  • 24/7 emergency cleaning: If a problem with your grease traps creates a mess in your kitchen, we can provide emergency cleaning 24 hours a day to minimize the interruption to your business.
  • Compliance with local and state regulations: You can keep your business compliant with local and state regulations and avoid fines with our grease trap cleaning and maintenance services.

Restaurant Grease Disposal Containers

Commercial kitchens need to handle and store their used cooking oil safely. Proper handling and storage of the oil helps prevent spills, burns, and injuries, creating a safer working environment. Mahoney Environmental offers customized solutions to design and install cooking oil handling and storage equipment that suits the specific needs of commercial kitchens.

Our automated systems simplify the cooking oil handling process, making it efficient to transfer and store after use. We offer and install various cooking oil handling systems:

  • Direct Connection Recycler System: Our Direct Connection Recycler System connects your storage containers directly to your fryers so you can transfer the UCO into storage by flipping a switch or turning a lever.
  • Indoor system: This system includes an indoor storage tank and connects to your fryers. You will need to filter the UCO with a portable filter machine.
  • Heated Outdoor Bulk Container: Our heated outdoor bulk containers are insulated, secured with anti-theft locks, and filter screens.

The commercial grease storage containers we provide consist of the following:

  • ClearView 200
  • Metro SecureTrack® (MST)
  • SecureTrack® (ST)
  • MEC-400 Gallon Inside Storage Tank
  • MEC-600 Gallon Outside Storage Tank
  • Direct Connection® 48
  • Direct Connection® 72 w/ CO2 Enclosure

Call Your Texas Cooking Oil Recycler – Mahoney Environmental

Mahoney Environmental is a trusted partner of UCO solutions for dining venues in Texas. Our comprehensive services include sustainable used cooking oil recycling, maintenance of commercial kitchen grease traps, and professional setup of used cooking oil disposal units.

For reliable restaurant used cooking oil collection and recycling, contact Mahoney Environmental at (800) 893-9392. We serve restaurants throughout Texas, including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, and El Paso.

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