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Local Company Greasecycle Named One of the Fastest Growing Small Businesses in America

NEW YORK, August 12, 2019Inc. magazine today revealed that Greasecycle is No. 2068 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Greasecycle made this list last year ranking 3052, but this year they launched ahead over 1000 spots! The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

According to Founder and President Dylan Gehrken, 33, “What we do is not hi-tech or sexy. In fact, it stinks, literally. But we create a lot of value for our environment, we save the municipalities we work in lots of money, and we do our best to help our restaurant partners succeed. But more importantly, we feel a profound appreciation for our employees…. because, without them, none of the above would be possible.”

Greasecycle is a Raleigh based company specializing in used cooking oil recycling and the pumping of grease traps. Founded in 2010, Greasecycle provides a clean, safe, and sustainable method of disposing used cooking oil and grease trap waste. Passionately green, Greasecycle has waste cooking oil is converted into biofuel and has the grease trap waste processed into compost. Greasecycle is committed to a cleaner future by helping restaurants reduce their carbon footprint and keeping these materials out of our drains and sewers.

Dylan Gehrken


Greasecycle Team

Owners of Greasecycle in front of new Headquarters:

Dylan Gehrken, President and Founder

Justin Grich, Director of Operations

Justin Jerome, Dispatcher and Driver Manager