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Solid Waste & Recycling Services

Cooking Oil & Grease Disposal Information

We’re asking you not to dump cooking oil and grease down the drain. Waco has drop-off stations where you can take your oil and grease. This is how it works:

  • Collect your used cooking oil in a sealed container at home
  • When your container is full or you would just like to get rid of the grease, take your container to one of our 5 Used Cooking Oil Recycling Drop-off Stations
  • Pour your used cooking oil into the marked drop-off station container

There is no cost to you and there are 5 stations located around the city. See below for locations and times:

Riverside Water Treatment Plant, 24 hrs.
200 Colcord Ave., 750-8040

Mt. Carmel Water Treatment Plant, 24 hrs.
5701 Lakeshore Drive, 750-1654

City of Waco Street Services, 24 hrs.
7801 Monkey Run, 750-8690

Cobbs Recycling Center
44th Street, between Cobbs and Trice, 751-8536
Tuesday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

WMARSS Treatment Plant
1147 Treatment Plant Road
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Small quantities of cooking oil can be mixed with kitty litter, doubled bagged, and placed in your trash cart. Please do not pour cooking oil or grease down the drain; it can clog pipes and the City’s sewer system, possibly resulting in the need for repairs, foul odors or sanitary sewer overflows.

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