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Wet Wipes WON’T Flush

Under the current circumstances, toilet paper has become a scarce commodity in many parts of the world. Some customers have been seen stockpiling and have left supermarket supplies depleted. This kind of behaviour has been seen in some places more than others, Australia being hit in p

COVID-19 Update

For the past few weeks, FM Environmental & Grease Guardian have been monitoring the global development of COVID-19. In light of recent events, FM Environmental & Grease Guardian’s primary interest is ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all its staff, distributors, customer an

Coronavirus & Fatbergs

The C-word. Anywhere we choose to look online, we can’t avoid it; Coronavirus has well and truly got our attention. As varying levels of panic set in around the world, consumer habits are changing. Pasta, flour, tinned goods are all flying off the shelves. Not to mention that bottles

Andrex Allowed to Flush

On the 27th of February, the UK based toiletries brand Andrex announced that its range of wet wipes has obtained Water UK’s “Fine to Flush” certification. This certification implies that flushing the Andrex Washlets wont result in any harm or damage to the sewer systems they end up in

The Fatberg Forensics

As with any prevalent issue against mankind, the epidemic of fatbergs must be explored and investigated. Unfortunately, there are a team of scientist out there dedicated to deconstructing a fatberg. Finding out what makes them tick and what they’re made of can tell us a lot about how

Fatberg Snap Scoops Prize

Images of fatbergs are often intriguing. They also tend to be gruesome, vulgar and downright nauseating. Not this one, however. An image from a photographic exploration of how fatbergs form in our sewers has been deemed prize worthy. The photo was deemed the winner of National Science

“Don’t Feed the Fatberg!”

On Thursday the 5th of December, visitors to the Michigan Science Centre have encountered a new kind of exhibition. The shiny new addition comes in the form of a fatberg. This follows suit from a similar stunt pulled by the Museum of London. The concept behind this nauseating exhibiti

Merry Christmas from Everyone at Grease Guardian

Here at Grease Guardian, we wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. All of our staff, from manufacturers, service engineers, distributors, office staff and everyone in between, have worked in unison to ensure that 2019 has been a happy, successful year too. We’re gla

(Thanks)Giving our Sewers a Chance

The words “Thanksgiving” and “on a diet” are rarely uttered in the same sentence. The holiday is epitomised by the turkey dinner of epic portions and proportions. Every year families flock home from far and wide to eat, drink and be merry. Don’t worry, we’re not suggesting that you sh

Robots vs Fatbergs

It’s exactly what it sounds like. A team of super robots with high-powered gadgets are helping the fight against the Fatberg empire. It sounds like the latest in a stream of big-budget action films that nobody asked for (except maybe Michael Bay) but, it’s reality. Is this what the fu

“Fascinatingly Grim” Fatberg Put to Work

“Fascinatingly grim”. This was the description conjured by Andy Holbrook that best fitted the worlds most infamous, well-documented fatberg. Andy Holbrook is the collection care manager at the Museum of London, where the “fascinatingly grim” specimen in question has been on display. B

A Visit from the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland

Last Monday (the 7th of October), FM Environmental and Grease Guardian® held the pleasure of hosting the Japanese ambassador to Ireland. The visit took place in the company Headquarters in Newry as part of the ambassador’s official visit to Newry. Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano (pictured b

Unblocktober: A Month to Save Our Sewers and Seas.

The Planet Needs Your Help.   The beginning of October tomorrow signals the start of Unblocktober. Fatbergs pose a major threat to many aspects of our everyday life. As the name suggests, the Unblocktober campaign is focused on tackling the issue of blockages in sewers across the

Fatbergs as Heavy as 28 Elephants Removed from Scottish Sewer

Fatbergs equalling the weight of 28 fully grown elephants have been removed from the sewers of St Andrews. A whopping 160 tonnes of FOG (Fat, Oils and Grease) have been cleared from the Scottish sewers, with 20 tonnes being directly removed over an extensive six-week effort through th
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Wicklow, Ireland is the latest victim of a disgusting FATBERG

Over St. Patrick’s Weekend, Irish water has been called in by Wicklow City Council to clear out a massive 8 foot fatberg from right beneath the ground we walk on.  We are desperately urging people to be more mindful of flushing inappropriate things down the toilet.  Fatbergs are
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Grease Guardian, the X series continues to impress globally.

Fats, oils and grease (FOG) are the cause of most sewer pipe blockages. All food service operators must install a grease trap or grease removal device to prevent blockages. Grease Guardian provide every type of grease trap. Our products are designed with quality in mind.  We provide a
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Grease Guardian attending the 2019 European FOG Summit

The future of FOG This March, 6/3/19, Grease Guardian are joining the brightest and best FOG specialists in Amsterdam for the first time. As sewer networks come under increasing pressure from growing populations and the proliferation of food service establishments, new ways of managin
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So, what is the actual cost of cleaning out fatbergs?

As the war on fatbergs continue, so too does the rising cost in fatberg removal.  As we know, fatbergs are somewhat disgusting, yet strangely comical, they give us an insight into the alien world of the sewer networks that help keep our towns and cities running smoothly.  Right under
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Grease Trap Maintenance

Having a Grease Trap installed, whether it is manual, automatic, under sink, in basement or centralized, the absolute key to the successful operation of the unit is Maintenance. Getting the correct size of Grease Guardian is the first step to the best install for your kitchen needs. 
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Grease Guardian at this years FOG Conference

This Wednesday the 27h February 2019, Grease Guardian are delighted to be attending “Fighting the FATBERG”.  The conference is being held at Cranfield University. ‘Fighting the Fatberg’ is the 2019 edition of the British Water FOG Conference. ‘Fatberg: A very large mass of