A grease trap (also known as grease interceptor, grease recovery device and grease converter) is designed to intercept most greases and solids before they enter a waste water disposal system.
We have a range of passive and mechanical systems that are available in a variety of different sizes to suit one or multiple appliances in your restaurant kitchen.
Saturated Fats cause similar problems to the human body and drainage systems. Saturated fats react with calcium to form a metallic soap and news stories of huge 'fat bergs' are more and more common with commercial kitchens being a major contributor.
The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has determined that sewer pipe blockages are the leading cause of sewer overflows, and grease is the primary cause of sewer blockages. It is estimated that 50% of all sanitary sewer overflows are caused by grease blockages with over 10 billion gallons of raw sewage spills annually.
It is a criminal offence under section 111 of the Water Industry Act 1991 to discharge into the public sewers any matter which may interfere with the free flow of wastewater
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