Help prevent wastewater backups


Last updated 11/2/2023 at 12:24pm

During autumn, as more people spend time indoors and in their kitchens, the Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) wants to remind all residents that household fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from cooking pose a major threat to the community’...

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Deborah Arthur writes:

I collect that although I don't have much of it. I don't like to pour it down my drains Anway. Bacon grease I save and put in fridge. I use it for fresh green beans and baby potatoes for added flavor. It's also good poured over lettuce with some bacon bits and onions. This is great advicein this article. I skim fat with paper towels and put those in my garbage. I don't compost as we have so many rats. I might though if I could make sure the rats don't get in it. Good ideas. I will continue to do this. I don't have a garbage disposal either. My dad said they are often more trouble than they are worth. So my potato peelings and everything we eat go in the garbage. We also eat leftovers in many creative ways. That way I don't have to cook every night. Older pipes I believe don't like all those peelings. I don't know just what my dad told me.


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