Grease is a sticky, oily, slimy substance with a complicated chemical structure that is formed from oil, thickener and additives. Fats, oils and greases, which are commonly referred to as FOG are so notorious that they can wreak havoc on the entire drainage system of a city. And this
Hello Blog Readers, BOURBON STREET SURPRISE Lumps of Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) in the storm drains was discovered during work on the very busy Bourbon Street after a bad smell was reported. Workers found that some restaurants had access to the storm drains and the foul smell w
Another stomach churning FATBERG! A Fatberg that blocked a high street hairdresser’s toilets was so big that it stretched the full length of the high street in Cheltenham….now if that isn’t reason for concern over the state of our drainage systems what is? Engineers spent eight hours
Hello Blog Readers, Have you heard about our wee Minnie heroes? As well as our impressive product range of manual, automatic, marine and centralised Grease Removal Systems, we here at Grease Guardian also develop, design, manufacture and install Food Guardians and Coffee Guardians. W
Hello Blog Readers, GREASE TRAPS AND FATBERGS Water companies regularly carry out CCTV surveys and some very strange objects have been discovered in pipes and sewers. No grease traps have been reported yet! A 600 pound alligator was discovered in Texas, a bicycle, half a mini cooper c
Hello blog readers, FATS, OIL & GREASE Restaurants cooking with Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) should have a grease trap installed. If no grease trap is installed the FOG waste from cooking will enter the drains and sewers. This can lead to complications such as blockages, back-ups,
Hello Blog Readers! GREASE GUARDIAN Grease traps/grease interceptors are designed to separate Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) waste from waste water. The water from kitchens and restaurants containing FOG enters the Grease Guardian and solids are collected in a strainer basket. FOG will r
Hello Blog Readers! PALM OIL FATBERG FOUND ON DUBLIN BEACH Fingal County Council has issued a warning for walkers to be on the lookout for palm oil fatbergs after they were spotted in Fingal, Dublin. Walkers have been warned to keep dogs away from the palm fatbergs as they can be dang
Hello Blog readers! REDUCE FOG AND FOOD WASTE Reducing waste and recycling is a concern for food outlets, supermarkets, restaurants and households. Each year 13 billion pounds of food is thrown away. The average household throws out between £470 – £700 worth of food each year!
COOKIES, DRAINS AND GREASE TRAPS Cookie dough is a much loved snack but one local authority in the Mississippi area is not as keen on the treat. A water service company has reported a number of blockages in the area as a result of cookie dough being washed down the drains. The cooki
Hello blog readers! GREASE TRAPS Grease traps are a common feature in restaurants and busy food outlets. Grease traps or grease removal devices work by separating Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) from waste water. Reducing the amount of FOG waste entering drains and sewers is important an
Hello Blog Readers! If you have been following our FOG blog recently then you will be aware that fatbergs are still a problem for many busy cities and the sewer systems. Grease traps can help in the fight against fatbergs and to limit the amount of FOG waste entering the sewage syste
Hello blog readers! Grease Trap Service When was the last time the grease trap in your kitchen was serviced? If you can’t remember the date it might be time to book a service. At Grease Guardian we offer a number of service packages to help you maintain your grease trap. Our servic
Summer is nearly over and for some of us going to a festival, food event or concert is a must. Did you ever wonder how much food and FOG waste results from one event, especially if no grease traps are about? In Athens, Greece, a collective group has started a FOG collection programme
Hello Blog readers, Another fatberg has been discovered in the UK this month. In South Hykeham, Lincolnshire, a team of workers had the unfortunate task of clearing a van sized fatberg from the sewer. The fatberg was found to be made from wet wipes, nappies and hardened cooking oil.
Hello blog readers! FOG is a problem that is not going away. Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) in high quantities cause a major problem to the sewage system when they harden and stick to the pipes in the sewage system. Cities such as London, New York, Dallas, Melbourne and Dublin have all h
Hello Blog readers! A new force is in town to help in the fight against fatbergs!! A former police dog has now joined the fight to sniff out fatbergs. Hector is a retired police dog who has been employment to help stop the blockages in the sewers that result from Fats, Oil and Greas
Another city in the UK has been attacked by the Fatberg!! Engineers in Durham had to dig through thirty yards of grease to remove a blockage that resulted in the drain collapsing. The source of the problem is believed to be due to local residents pouring fat down the drains over a per
Hello Blog Readers!!!!! A new biodiesel factory is set to open in the UK this summer. It plans to recycle chip fat oil and convert this into renewable energy which can fuel cars and lorries. This is a great step to help reduce the FOG problem which is common in most cities. The fac
Hello FOG Blog Readers! I have been inspired to write this FOG Blog because of a recent surge in fatbergs in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead that is costing Thames Water £1million each month in maintenance and clearing costs. For those who are not aware of what a fatberg i
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Grease Guardian grease traps are approved for sale in Ireland and England as well as most major cities in over 30 countries. Grease Guardians are manufactured by FM Environmental Ltd founded in 1977.
Grease traps are required by law to prevent grease from entering drains and causing blockages. The Grease Guardian is a grease interceptor that traps fats, oils and grease and removes them through skimming.
With offices and support services in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Paris and Kuala Lumpur the supply of grease traps under the Grease Guardian brand covers all major areas.