Category: FAQ

How do I sign up?

Please call our office at 503-233-0818, and we will be happy to set up your establishment with a proper maintenance schedule. We also offer sales appointments and walkthroughs upon request.

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How does your cooking oil recycling program work?

Our used cooking oil collection service is FREE. We will pay you for your used cooking oil based on the amount of used oil your establishment produces. You will receive a clean oil receptacle that will accommodate your waste oil output. Your establishment will be added to a collection route with a pickup frequency based

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What kind of oil do you recycle?

In addition to cooking oil from fryers, we also recycle other types of cooking oils, greases, and fats. (Example: bacon grease, beef tallow, peanut oil, and sunflower seed oil). We DO NOT accept motor or appliance oils.

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What is FOG?

FOG is an acronym for fats, oils, and grease. Your grease trap collects FOG, as well as food solids, so it can’t enter city sewer lines. It is important that you have your grease trap cleaned regularly to comply with city regulations and avoid plumbing issues, which can cause hundreds of dollars in fines or

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How do I change my grease trap frequency?

Call our office and we will update your frequency in our system. Our software program will alert us to schedule a cleaning each time your grease trap or grease interceptor is due for service. Oregon Oils, Inc. is a proud member of the Preferred Pumper Program. We will keep track of your grease trap frequency

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My grease trap is overflowing. What do I do?

Call our office and we will send a technician to evaluate the cause of the overflow and perform a pump out if necessary. Overflows usually occur due to clogged ingoing or outgoing pipes. Your pump-out frequency may need to be increased based on your FOG levels. Here are some tips to help eliminate FOG accumulation

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My grease trap has a smell coming from it. What do I do?

A grease trap is naturally smelly, and the smell can seep through the lid of your trap or exit through your sink drains. You may need a new gasket, which we can replace or install for a small fee. Also, an increase in collection frequency can eliminate smell due to FOG build up. When possible,

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