Why would someone steal my used cooking oil?
Cooking oil theft has emerged as a concerning issue in recent times, affecting both businesses and the environment. The theft involves unauthorized individuals siphoning used cooking oil from commercial kitchens’ grease bins or storage containers, often to sell it on the black market. This illicit activity not only results in significant financial losses for the targeted establishments but also poses environmental risks. Improperly collected or processed stolen oil may be contaminated, leading to environmental pollution and potential health hazards. Combatting cooking oil theft requires increased security measures, heightened awareness among businesses, and collaboration with law enforcement to apprehend those involved and safeguard valuable resources while protecting the environment.