Skip to Primary Content

Welcome to the new version of Miami-Dade County's website. We'd love your feedback.

Can the Grease
January 29, 2019 — Water and Sewer

Can the Grease

When cooking with oil, make sure to cool it, can it and trash it. If each of us changed this habit and stopped pouring grease down the drain, we could decrease system-wide clogged pipes.

In Fiscal Year 2017-18, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department had 668 stoppages caused by items - including grease that shouldn't have been put down the drains, which cost $534,400 to repair.

Remember, Can it. Cool it. Trash it.

After you are done cooking:

  • Pour the hot grease into a metal can
  • Let it cool down
  • Then throw the can into the regular trash

Related News

Skip Feed

You are now leaving the official website of Miami-Dade County government. Please be aware that when you exit this site, you are no longer protected by our privacy or security policies. Miami-Dade County is not responsible for the content provided on linked sites. The provision of links to these external sites does not constitute an endorsement.

Please click 'OK' to be sent to the new site, or Click 'Cancel' to go back.