March 25, 2014 10:32

Public Works wants to remind everyone that cooking grease & oil is your drain's worst enemy and causes sewers to overflow. Be careful when disposing of cooking grease & oil by using these recommendations:

√ DO put grease & oil in collection containters

√ DO remove grease & oil from kitchen utensils, equipment and food preparation areas with scrapers or towels

√ DO keep grease & oil out of wash water

√ DO place food scraps in collection containers

Ø DON'T pour grease & oil down drains

Ø DON'T wash fryers, griddles, pots, pans or plates with water until grease & oil are removed

Ø DON'T use hot water to rinse grease & oil off surfaces 

Ø DON'T put food scraps down drains

For more information, contact NC Division of Environmental Assistance Customer Assistance at 1-877-623-6748 (toll free).

Town of Kure Beach | 117 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC 28449 | 910-458-8216