Monthly Archives: December 2023

  1. 5 Signs that Your Grease Trap Needs Attention

    5 Signs that Your Grease Trap Needs Attention

    In the bustling environment of a commercial kitchen, a grease trap is an unsung hero, quietly working away to prevent fats, oils, and grease (collectively known as FOG) from entering the sewage system. This not only helps in maintaining plumbing health but also plays a crucial role in adhering to environmental standards. Given the intensity of kitchen activities, especially in high-volume establishments, the grease trap can easily become a victim of neglect. Regular cleaning, ideally monthly, is essential for its optimal functioning. Let's delve into the five tell-tale signs that your grease trap is crying out for attention.

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  2. Fatberg

    Why Winter is a Critical Time for Fatbergs

    Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG) present a year-round challenge in the realm of waste management, significantly impacting both our sewer systems and the environment. However, the winter season brings with it additional threats that exacerbate the FOG problem, making this period particularly critical for food service businesses. While these issues are persistent throughout the year, the unique combination of increased culinary activities during the festive season and the cold weather's impact on grease behaviour poses heightened risks. This period demands an elevated level of vigilance and a tailored approach to ensure our sewers remain free from the hazardous build-up of fatbergs. As we delve deeper, we will explore why winter is a particularly crucial time for combatting FOG and the necessary strategies to mitigate these seasonal challenges.

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