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, 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, 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
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, 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, 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! 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
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
If you read our blogs you will know reducing waste and promoting Grease Traps is our favorite topic. Recycling waste is something we all try to do but a recent survey highlighted that more recycled items are now ending up in landfill sites. The amount of rubbish being rejected increa
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
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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.