November 21, 2017
New Jersey American Water provides tips for proper disposal of cooking grease to protect home plumbing and sewers
VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The start of the holidays begins this Thursday with Thanksgiving, and
that means lots of cooking and eating. It also means that cooking fats,
oils and grease, if poured down the drain, can lead to sewer overflows
and in the worst cases, cause sewer backups for homeowners.
Many of our favorite Thanksgiving foods contain fats, oils and grease --
including turkey, dressing, sauces, baked goods and dairy products.
Fats, oils and grease are sometimes poured down the sink or into garbage
disposals, but neither dishwashing dete...