Recycling of grease is the law in January

COOKING UP A PLAN: Tim Larson, a collection coordinator at Newport Biodiesel, prepares to unload a tank of recently collected oil from area restaurants in this 2010 photo. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
COOKING UP A PLAN: Tim Larson, a collection coordinator at Newport Biodiesel, prepares to unload a tank of recently collected oil from area restaurants in this 2010 photo. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
Call it getting tough on grease. Starting Jan. 1, Rhode Island law will require restaurants to send their used grease to recyclers. State and local regulations already forbid eateries from sending the grease to sewers, where it can congeal and clog pipes. But the law, signed by the governor in July, now mandates that restaurants…

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