What to do with used cooking oil?…

Cooking oil is essential when preparing certain meals because it is used in a wide variety of cuisines. Plus, it can be reused in different ways after cooking. So if you have the annoying habit of throwing it in the kitchen sink, we strongly advise against it. Learn how to recycle it correctly!

What to do with used cooking oil?

1. Household lubricants

Used cooking oil is an effective lubricant that can be used on many items around the home, from squeaky hinges to problem locks. This oil also helps prevent rust on metal surfaces and objects like tools.

2. Key lock lubricant

If your keys regularly get stuck in your home’s locks, spread a little cooking oil on them to prevent them from sticking.

3. Clean wooden furniture

If you have wooden furniture in your home that looks dull or scratched, you can use old cooking oil to polish the wood and restore its appearance. Prepare a mixture of equal parts cooking oil and vinegar and use it to polish your wooden furniture.

4. Protect rattan and wicker furniture

Rattan and wicker furniture is prone to cracking. Rub used cooking oil onto the surface of rattan and wicker furniture with a soft cloth to protect it from cracking.

5. Remove paint from your hands

Paint is one of the hardest things to wash off if you touch it with your hands. Used oil makes it easier to remove paint from your hands. Rub a little oil on your hands and leave on for 5 minutes. Then wash your hands and the paint will come off immediately.

6. Moisturizing hair cream

Used vegetable oil can be used to nourish and moisturize your hair. Heat half a cup of oil to room temperature and massage it into your hair. Then wash your hair or simply rinse it to remove the oil.

7. Car cleaner

Used cooking oil can be used to remove stubborn dirt and debris from all surfaces of your car, including the brakes and bodywork. Apply a little cooking oil to a cloth or paper towel and wipe the affected areas.