Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Most frequent questions and answers

Liquid Recovery Solutions would be happy to answer any question you might have. Here are a few commonly asked questions (FAQs). If you would like to know anything else, just contact us directly.

What does Liquid Recovery Solutions do?

Liquid Recovery Solutions offers a wide variety of facility waste management services to the food industry. We are the Southeast’s leader of used cooking oil collection, grease trap cleaning, line jetting, and kitchen hood cleaning. LRS recycles your oil waste and repurposes it into biofuel and feedstock.

What are the costs?

There are no signup or administrative fees for our services. However depending on your store location, used oil volume, or special circumstances, we may occasional need to charge a small fee. That information will be disclosed prior to setting up services so you will be fully aware. Grease trap cleaning rates depend on size, location, and frequency. Hood Cleaning quotes can be provided after a inspection. Some of our services are completely free like used cooking oil collection, as well as the oil storage equipment we will provide. We also offer discount if you sign up for multiple services.

What services does LRS offer?

We made the process simple and easy. You can either sign up through our contact form, directly through the phone, email, or via Live chat. Our customer service team is available 24/7 to help answer any questions you might have.

How do I sign up for services?

We made the process simple and easy. You can either sign up through our contact form, directly through the phone, email, or via Live chat. Our customer service team is available 24/7 to help answer any questions you might have.

Do you provide a container?

Yes. Our used cooking oil containers are tough secure, and easy to use. We offer indoor and outdoor containers that will fit your facility’s needs. All our waste oil storage containers are provided at no cost to the customer.

How often do you pick up?

As often as your need us to. It all depends on how much oil waste your restaurant or food service facility generates. Most food establishments are serviced every month, however we can come more often to ensure we never leave you with a full or overflowing containers. 

What kind of businesses does LRS service?

We offer facility waste solutions for any type of business that uses cooking oil. Whether you are a independent restaurant, regional chain, virtual kitchen, or commercial kitchen we can help. We also provide services to hotels, casinos, hospitals, schools, stadiums, military bases and other industrial food service establishments.

Does Liquid Recovery Solutions offer services near me?

If you are located in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, or Alabama, we can pick up your used cooking oil, clean your grease traps, high pressure wash your drain lines, and clean your kitchen hoods. We cover most major cities like Atlanta, Macon, Savannah, Augusta, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Miami, Orlando, Tampa Bay, and many more. To find out if we can service your facility, just reach out to us directly.

What happens to my yellow grease?

Yellow grease, also known as used cooking oil (UCO), is a by-product of hotels, restaurants, and other foodservice businesses that use the oil for cooking. After our licensed haulers recover your used waste oil, it is then properly processed to be used for biodiesel and biofuel. It is also common for yellow grease to be processed and repurposed for animal feedstock as a nutritional supplement. These are all economical substitutes that help the planet by recycling unusable waste into something of value.

How to recycle used cooking oil?

No matter what size your restaurant is, you end up with a lot of used cooking oil. As you know, pouring grease down the drain can lead to severe issues with pipes, sewers, and even legal issues for your business. Therefore, it’s essential to work with a licensed collector to help your foodservice establishment recycle its used cooking oil. There are many solutions for proper grease disposal. Our experts can help determine what size grease collection bin you need and how often you need it picked up. Recycling your used cooking oil with Liquid Recovery Solution will save you money, time, and hassle.

What do I need to know about grease trap maintenance?

A little bit of grease trap maintenance can go a long way. By having your grease traps cleaned regularly, inspected for issues, and line jetting the pipes, you can avoid some serious issues. There are warning signs that you can look out for to help save yourself from any costly headaches. Do you have an obnoxious odor coming from your grease collection point? Are your sinks draining slowly? These can be warning signs that you are in needs of grease trap cleaning as soon as possible.

How does my restaurant benefit from Hydro Jetting?

All restaurants and commercial kitchens need routine line jetting. This high-pressure cleaning procedure helps loosen and removes debris, grease, and gunk from your pipes. When our skilled technicians blast a powerful stream of water through your kitchen sewer lines, we clear all the obstruction that can be causing your pipes to clog. Let our helpful professionals use their state-of-the-art equipment to remove buildup and restore your pipes to proper functioning status.

How often should I have my kitchen hood cleaned?

How often your kitchen should be cleaned is based on the state’s Department of Health, Insurance company’s, and Fire Departments’ standards. Each state and city has its own hood cleaning requirements, so its essential to follow the minimum codes of standards set for your facility. Once you know what your minimum requirement is, then we can schedule routine cleanups.

If you performed a check-up and noticed visual residue from grease that can not be cleaned off, then give us a call. There are a few signs that you might need a cleaning of your kitchen hood and exhaust system sooner than you think. Can you see numerous grease stains on the roof? Is your exhaust or vent making any abnormal noises, such as rattling? Do you smell any foul odors coming from the ductwork or kitchen hood? Even the smallest sign of trouble could lead to severe problems that should not be neglected.

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