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Waste Cooking Oil and Fats facts

  • It is estimated that UK households purchase over 200 million litres of cooking oil per year.
  • There is an average 110,000,000 litres of oil poured down drains each year, equating to an incredible 44 Olympic swimming pools of wasted cooking oil.
  • Approximately £15 million is spent annually on reactive blockage clearance nationwide, with further costs for clean-up after flooding incidents. These costs will be paid for through customer bills.
  • There are approximately 200,000 sewer blockages throughout the UK every year, of which up to 75% are caused by fats, oils and grease.
  • Blockages account for 55% of sewer flooding incidents in the UK and more than 3,000 properties are flooded each year as a result.
  • Each litre of cooking oil diverted from drains saves water companies (and therefor our water bills) 14p
  • The recovery of this material could be generating you extra income for your Council.

Source: The Fat Facts and Water.org.uk

Bensons Waste Cooking Oil 

The Cooking Oil Recycle Bank

  • Designed and Developed by Bensons Products Ltd
  • We believe this is the 1st of its kind in the Country and will be a massive success.
  • We supply the bank – you get the revenue.
  • Doesn’t cost the Local Authority a penny.
  • All items collected will be recycled.
  • Will count towards your recycle rate.
  • Ideal for Bring-sites, CA Sites, Supermarkets, Sport Centres, etc.
  • % of this income could be going to your Charity partner.