Lifecycle Renewables Quick Tips

09Aug

Here are the two steps to clean up spilled cooking oil: 1. Absorb the bulk of the spill using oil absorbent. Oil absorbent comes in basically two forms; 1. granular (in a bag) that can be spread onto oil spill and worked in with a broom or shovel, 2. Absorbent sheets that are laid on […]Continue Reading

03Jun

and…. Who cares? Used cooking oil and greases have value in today’s greening world and so accurately describing them to a buyer such as Lifecycle Renewables, matters. If it comes out of a fryolator or other deep frying apparatus, it is usually described as: Used Cooking Oil Used fryer oil Waste Vegetable Oil and if […]Continue Reading

13May

So, I have some fryolator oil and my grease recycler has horrible service, my grease bins are overflowing and I need to change my fryers.  What will happen if I pour this oil down the drain? Ultimately this: If you pour your oil down a kitchen sink drain, it will be in your grease trap […]Continue Reading

11May

Is there greasy or soapy water coming out of your floor drain in your kitchen? This is less than zero fun for your staff! What’s going on here?             All restaurant plumbing configurations are different… especially in old cities like Boston. Generally there is a back up down stream of […]Continue Reading

27Apr

Frying oil is expensive and you always want to make the most of it.  How do you know when to change your oil?  Most Chefs “just know” based upon the quality of the food coming out of the fryer. However, chemically, once you pour fresh oil into a hot fryer your oil begins to degrade. […]Continue Reading

06Jan

The expense of cleaning your grease trap is one that you would rather not pay.  It doesn’t help your food and beverage sales, it doesn’t create loyal customers or even help improve quality.  It is just a cost of doing business.  To save money, you may decide to do it yourself. (if you can stomach […]Continue Reading

02Jan

If your grease trap has overflowed, it means that the outlet line or somewhere down stream is blocked. During normal operation the water level inside the grease trap will never rise above the outlet pipe connected to the trap.  Here are some common symptoms and some likely causes: Symptom Likely Root Cause Grease Trap is […]Continue Reading

09Oct

Being an avid recycler of kitchen grease will help your bottom line and ultimately your tax bill!  To find out why see this story about a 30,000 lb blob that accumulated below a London neighborhood.. To see a Fat – Berg click here:  http://nydn.us/1754PtDContinue Reading

09Aug

Your customers expect floors so clean you could eat off them.  We understand this and go to lengths to ensure we are providing clean and discreet servicing of your grease trap.  Here is a recent job where it was important to cover the floors in our path to the kitchen, as a precaution. The floors […]Continue Reading

06Jun

  Frying oil is expensive and you always want to make the most of it.  How do you know when to change your oil?  Most Chefs “just know” based upon the quality of the food coming out of the fryer. However, chemically, once you pour fresh oil into a hot fryer your oil begins to […]Continue Reading