Fats, Oils, & Grease

Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) are common byproduct produced when cooking food. Many people dispose of the unwanted FOG down their drain but this is a problem because when poured down the drain, FOG solidifies and causes clogged pipes and sewer overflows. This is both costly to fix, and detrimental to the environment. Help reduce clogs and sewer overflows by learning the proper way to handle FOG!




Typical FOG mistakenly poured down drains

Meat fats


Cooking oil



Frying Oil


Food Scraps

Baked goods


Dairy products


The DO’s & DON’Ts of FOG













For more information, you can visit www.LexingtonKy.gov/FOG or call LexCall at 311 (859.425.CALL).