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All Things Considered host Larkin Page-Jacobs reports and produces On the House."On the House" is a new feature airing every other week on Tuesdays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. OTH is hosted by Larkin Page-Jacobs and focuses on the restaurant and food and beverage industry.Each feature answers a question such as "How does land-locked Pittsburgh get fresh ocean fish?" or delves into deeper issues including paying cooks a living wage, and food sourcing.Subscribe to the podcast! Have a suggestion? Email Larkin.

On The House: Getting Rid Of The Grease

    

The golden French fries and basket of wings ordered at the bar or restaurant are made delicious through the frying process. But the oil used in restaurants and commercial kitchens can’t go down the drain, so it’s set aside for pickup. Companies big and small specialize in the collection and recycling of the grease.

In Pittsburgh, Fossil Free Fuel is one business that reuses the residual oil. In this segment of On The House, Larkin Page-Jacobs looks at where the grease goes.