Important:

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the East Bay Hills from Friday May 7, 11pm thru 6AM Monday.

Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Resident Guidelines

You can help avoid sewer overflows, backups and costly repairs at home:

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Find a FOG Drop Off Location
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Avoid a Clog Brochure
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Fats, Oils, Grease Residential Outreach Card
Date Posted: August 31st, 2018 @ 3:44 PM
Last Updated: March 1st, 2021 @ 7:53 AM

Handle Kitchen Oil in 3 Easy Steps: Pour, Scrape or Wipe, Toss!

  • Pour cooking oils and grease into a compostable container (half gallon max) with a lid
  • Remove remaining FOG by scraping greasy pans and absorbing oil with a paper towel
  • Dispose of these items in your green compost cart (if available) or garbage
  • To recycle larger amounts of FOG, please take it to a local FOG drop-off location
  • Review the EBMUD Avoid A Clog Brochure
  • To report Sewer Overflows, call OAK311 by dialing 311 or (510) 615-5566, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. If after hours, then press 0 for the Standby Crew.