When you are running a commercial kitchen, dealing with fats, oils and grease becomes very common. But disposing of them appropriately while being compliant with the laws is a bit of challenge. Because when FOG flows down the sink, it cools down due to the low temperature of water and
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, 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! 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! WHAT’S COOKING IN QUEENS Residents in the Queens area of New York are cooking up a big problem. The area has problems with blockages in the sewer due to large quantities of cooking oil being poured down sinks and drains. Grease waste is responsible for around 60
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, Happy New Year! Thames Water last year visited over 200 restaurants and food establishments in a bid to reduce the number of sewer blockages in the area. Several restaurants did not have a grease trap installed and 43% did not know what a grease trap is used for.
Hello Blog Readers Seasons greetings from Grease Guardian! With only a few days left before festive dinner preparations get underway water authorities have reported the risk of flooding and fatbergs is higher during this period. Yorkshire Water has distributed fat collection container
Hello Blog readers, For restaurants, hotels and food establishments Christmas time is a busy period with kitchens working to cater for Christmas dinners and staff parties. With an increase in trade and plates being served more FOG waste will be produced during this period. A grease t
Hello Blog Readers, We normally talk about all these related to grease traps and FOG and a number of articles online highlighted that wet-wipes are now adding to the fatberg problem. Last year sales for wet-wipes reached over 2 billion dollars in the US. WETWIPES Experts are now calli
Hello blog readers, We often get asked when grease traps should be emptied. Below is a list of frequently asked questions and answers. When should a grease trap be emptied? Trapping grease isn’t rocket science however there are many misconceptions about just how they operate and when
Hello Blog Readers, Rise in spending for Pubs and Restaurants A recent study has reported that consumer spending in restaurants and pubs in the UK is up by over 12 percent compared to figures for this time last year. This is welcomed news for these establishments and the hotel sector
Hello blog Readers, Fatbergs and Fog waste is a problem which is affecting not just the UK but other countries in the world. News stories on-line highlight that although some businesses and food establishments have installed and maintain their grease trap a lot of work has to be done
Hello Blog Readers, This week we are getting reading to visit London for an exhibition. Grease Guardian will be attending the Restaurant Show which takes place in the Olympia Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London, from the 3rd – 5th October 2016. If you would like to visit our stand
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
Hello Blog readers! Another fatberg hotspot was recently identified after recurring problems occurred in the area. Epping Forest in the UK has been highlighted as an area that has seen considerable blockages in the last few years. Over a three year period three thousand blockages h
Grease Trap Suppliers Ireland, UK, USA and Internationally
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.