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, REDUCING FATS, OIL AND GREASE (FOG) WASTE Over 60% of blockages found in the sewers are FOG related and highlights the importance of keeping FOG waste out of drains. Thames Water removes 80,000 blockages from the sewers each year. Installing a grease trap is the f
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, FOG & GREASE TRAPS Restaurants cooking with FOG producing foods should have a grease trap/grease interceptor installed. FOG (Fats, Oil and Grease) causes major problems for pipes and drains if it is not disposed correctly. Restaurants use more FOG producing f
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! REMOVAL OF FATBERG Water authorities have highlighted again the importance of less Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) waste entering the sewers. Last year one water authority visited restaurants in the Oxford area and found that over 90 percent of restaurants had inadequa
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
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! FOG WASTE Water authorities were called to remove a fatberg in Bierton, England. The fatberg was detected after residents experienced problems with flushing their toilets. The problem was caused by a blockage of Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) in the sewer. When FOG
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, BUILDING A FATBERG This week’s blog is all about fatbergs. Two artists in the Netherlands have plans to create a man-made fatberg on an island as part of a design research project. The fatberg will be formed from fats that have been rendered to remove any impurit
Hello blog readers, Grease traps are now a common piece of kitchen equipment and are fast becoming a requirement for any FOG producing restaurant. Grease Guardian not only offers a range of both automatic and manual grease traps but we also stock a number of kitchen solutions to help
Hello Blog Readers, There has been recent articles online highlighting the efforts water companies are taking to ensure the sewer remains working efficiently. When there is a build-up of FOG’s (Fats, Oil and Grease) in the sewer system this can result in the formation of a fatberg. T
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!!!!! 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
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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.
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