Recycle your cooking oil this Thanksgiving

Hey, all you turkey deep-fryer users. What are your plans this Thanksgiving for all that cooking oil once you have fried the big bird?

 Here’s an idea: bring your used cooking oil to one of Blue Ridge Biofuels drop-off bins located throughout Western North Carolina. Recycling cooking oil keeps mucky grease out of sewers and landfills and turns it into clean energy instead, according to BRB. 

For more information, visit www.cookingoilrecycling.org.

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Back Then with George Ellison

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