Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Ideas to reuse the used cooking oil

What do you usually do with used cooking oil? There is who leaves him in a container then take it to a recycling container. If in your city there is this option, it is possible that you throw it to the garden, to the dustbin or, simply, let it go by the kitchen sink.
The dumping of cooking oil used to drains is not a precisely appropriate choice. Sure you know it. This oil is mixed with the remains of detergent and, as well as all sorts of bacteria, is slowly clogging pipes to clog them. It is a risk and, in addition, all a danger to the environment. Worth taking it into account and shuffle these interesting options through which properly recycle your used cooking oil.
Do you dare to put them into practice?

Ideas to reuse the used cooking oil Negative effects Homemade Candles detergent Environment

1-Negative effects of cooking oil used in our environment:

Sometimes we are not aware of what our acts, our everyday actions, cause in the environment. A role abandoned in the field, a plastic bottle thrown to the beach, that used cooking oil that we throw out of the sink... All this has consequences, and we must bear it in mind.
Takes note of everything that happens precisely with the used cooking oil:
Used cooking oil clogs the plumbing. When mixed with other chemicals such as fabric softeners or detergents, it creates a gelatinous layer where they are trapped debris and bacteria. It is then when it appears the bad smell and the risk that roaches or rodents "Act of presence" in our kitchen.
We also have to take into account the high costs causing us to have to repair these clogged pipes.
Do you know what happens when this used cooking oil to rivers or the sea? Oil, as we all know, doesn't mix with the water, but it remains in the upper layers forming a kind of layer that prevents proper oxygenation of the water. The animals have just slowly dying.
Part of this oil adheres to the gills and skin of fish.
If we throw cooking oil used at the garden, long term that land is infertile.

2-Ideas to reuse the used cooking oil:

Ideas to reuse the used cooking oil Negative effects Homemade Candles detergent Environment

1. Household detergent to wash the clothes:

You will need the following products:

1 liter of used oil.
200 grams of caustic soda.
10 liters of water.
100 grams of lavender essential oil.
To prepare this homemade detergent, we'll do it in the following way:
You are looking for a ventilated place, away from children or pets. Wear plastic gloves and goggles.
We will begin by taking a bucket to put five liters of cold water on it.
Now it drops gradually caustic soda with care not to splash you. It uses a wooden stick to stir this mixture and avoid inhaling vapors given off.It is dangerous, please note that this mixture will start to heat up, and splash you, scald you.
Now pour the cooking oil used in the cube without stirring. When the mixture has been unified, also add lavender essential oil.
You have to be constant at the time of removal and, above all, patience. It is a long process that will occupy you somewhat more than half an hour, time in which, we must not remove our wooden stick. You'll see that, little by little, take consistency and, in the end, it is all unified and thick.
Now leave this homemade SOAP to rest a whole day. After 24 hours, add the remaining 5 liters of water and stir vigorously again. Once again, we will leave this mixture to rest.
Ideally, repeat this for 5 days. Removes every morning (does not need to add more water). you will see how will solidify, acquiring a consistency of SOAP very similar to where you buy in stores. After this time, you can pack it and use it. It is great.

Ideas to reuse the used cooking oil Negative effects Homemade Candles detergent Environment

2. Homemade Candles with used cooking oil:

You will need the following:
A nice jar that we serve as a vessel for candle.
A wire which will serve as a basis for the wick.
A cotton thread (its length should be about 4 inches higher than the height of the chosen bottle).
Used cooking oil, which fits into the chosen bottle.
2 Drops of essential oil of sandalwood.

How do we make it?

It is very simple. The first thing we are going to do is leave the cooking oil that we are going to use, at least for a night. The next day, we greet him. We will use a fabric, and thus obtain a more pure and without waste oil.
Now let's prepare the wick of the candle. With the wire we will make the base. What we seek is that cotton yarn could be held at the Center to keep the flame. To do this, get a small base by wrapping the wire and then engages in the cotton yarn (see image above).
Next? Leave this wire with the yarn of cotton in the center of the jar, then, pouring used cooking oil, carefully not to fill it completely. Finally add the drops of essential oil of sandalwood.
Very easy! Now you can turn your homemade candle.
Try these easy and useful homemade tips.your comments will highly appreciated.


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