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Fats, Oils, and Grease Go in the Garbage

Help keep Fats, Oils, and Grease out of the public sanitary sewer system and reduce the risk of wastewater backing up into your home, streets, parks, or streams. 

Follow These Easy Steps 

Sink screens positioned in sink drains to catch food wasteSink screens placed in all drains to catch food waste. 

 

 

 

  

Scraping food from a plate into a compost bin or the trashDiscard food scraps from plates, pots, and pans into the trash or compost bin and not down the garbage disposal.

 

 

 

 

Dry wipe a panWipe pots and dishes with a paper towel prior to dishwashing. 

 

 

 

 

Grease lid on an aluminum can.

Pour Fats, Oils, and Grease into a covered disposable container, freeze it, and dispose of in trash. 

 

 

 

 

Reducing and Recycling Food Waste

Contact Washington County Solid Waste and Recycling: recycle@co.washington.or.us or 503-846-3605.

FOG Disposal Questions

Contact the Public Works Department.

Grease Kits Available 

Grease kits are composed of a scraper and a grease can lid.
Kits are available at the City of Hillsboro Public Works Building.
4415 NE 30th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124.

Grease Kit contents

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