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How to Clean Up Oil Spills

Dropped a container of oil on the floor? Here's what to do.

Published Feb. 18, 2021.

Small spills on counters or floors can be managed with paper towels and a spray surface cleaner, but larger spills require a different approach.

Sprinkle the oil with salt, flour, or baking soda. Let it sit for a minute, and then wipe or sweep it up. Use a glass cleaner or soapy water to remove any residual grease.

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