At EcoZero, we’re more than just used cooking oil collectors – we’re zero waste champions dedicated to building a brighter, cleaner, and safer future fueled by renewable energy.
The cooking oil that we collect gets a second life as biodiesel, a cleaner alternative to traditional petroleum diesel that offers fewer emissions and a significantly lower carbon footprint that helps address climate change and reduce environmental impacts.
Biodiesel made from your oil is:
Finding a quality service partner who understands your specific operation can be a challenge. EcoZero offers one point of contact for all your grease needs, with a crew dedicated to moving you efficiently through new business setup, service requests, equipment upgrades, or whatever your need may be. We pledge service commitment and expertise dedicated to what you need to keep your business running like a well-oiled machine.
Although used cooking oil is not hazardous, spills and leaks can be harmful to the environment if they enter the stormwater system. Follow these simple tips to prevent spills, minimize odors, and keep your collection area clean:
Not only is there no cost to use EcoZero, we pay you for your used cooking oil.
Yes! We are excited to now offer this service as well. See GREASE TRAPS
There is a minimum of 100 kg per pick up. For residential pick up, we take a minimum of 200 kg and all oil must be in containers no smaller than 16 kg each.
No. If you wish to receive payment, all oil must be stored in one container per location. This means commercial kitchens must store all oil in a container larger than 100 kg (our minimum pick up amount for commercial kitchens); and residents must store all oil in a container larger than 200 kg (our minimum pick up amount for residents).
The frequency of our service and size of the bin you are given will be based on your individual businesses needs.
EcoZero uses fully trained and experienced drivers in specially designed diesel trucks. The strict licensing standards of our operators and drivers means we will deliver the highest level of operational safety, quality, and compliance to our customers.
We believe that all waste is a resource. By paying people and organizations for their used cooking oil, we hope to encourage the recovery, recycling, and reuse of materials.
We offer fair market value for the used cooking oil that we take from clients. Our payments are made on a biannual basis.
We provide commercial kitchen customers with free containers for waste cooking oil storage. If you do not wish to get paid but would like us to pick up your oil from your home or business, you must store the used cooking oil in containers no smaller than 16 kg each. Please review our minimum requirements for this option.
We work with any business that needs to dispose of used cooking oil from individual restaurants to larger chains, school and hospital cafeterias, food manufacturers, and more.
Ecozero has worked with municipalities across the Lower Mainland to set up public drop-off points for your used cooking oil. Please see the following link for locations near you. https://ecozero.ca/resources/drop-off-locations/