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REALLY NEED A GREASE TRAP? THREE REASONS WHY

Grease Traps! Whether you are a business owner or a housewife, all of us are familiar with the properties of Fats, oils and grease. Grease is one of the leading contributors to blocked drains and smells in commercial and household drains. But why? Why is it so...

GREASE TRAP..AN ESSENTIAL PART OF A KITCHEN

Grease traps are an essential part in the proper functioning of a restaurant kitchen. They prevent fats, oils, and grease from entering your sewer line. Although every restaurant kitchen is equipped with a grease trap, many restaurant managers and employees don’t know...

SIGNS YOUR GREASE TRAP NEEDS CLEANING

A great way to save money is to ensure you care and upkeep your grease trap. That means cleaning them before or as soon as you start to notice the signs…. 1. When your premises drainage is clogged or slow-moving. If you ask any grease trap supplier,...

TIPS FOR REDUCING FOG LEVELS IN YOUR BUSY KITCHEN

Following on from our last blog, here are some more practical tips for how to reduce FOG in your kitchen. 4. Dry Wipe Dishware, Pans and Pots Prior to Cleaning Them By doing this, you will be able to reduce the FOG entering your kitchen’s grease trap. This means fewer...

HOW TO REDUCE FOG IN COMMERCIAL KITCHENS

Are grease traps needed? Grease traps are necessary for a commercial kitchen. Commercial kitchens can be found in mobile food facilities, nursing homes, hotels, churches, hospitals, restaurants, and so on. Stopping FOG! Grease traps help prevent fats, oils, and grease...

“FATBURGS” COUNCILS URGE NO FOG DOWN THE DRAIN!

Councils speak out… Clean coasts and Irish Water remind the people of Carlow not to use their as a bin as Irish Water cleared almost 1,500 sewer blockages already this year. That’s 125 blockages every single week. FOGS causing serious problems. FOG’s...

GOOD KITCHEN PRACTICE TECHNIQUES TO KEEP KITCHENS RUNNING SMOOTH

It is a food business operators responsibility to implement good kitchen practice techniques that will reduce FOG (fats, oils, and grease) in wastewater. By doing so, not only are you keeping in compliance with your local authorities, but you will keep your grease...

BIOTRAP- HIGH PERFORMANCE GREASE TRAPS

All commercial sinks no matter how small produce FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease). As waste water cools in busy plumbing systems the FOG hardens and causes blockages, malodours and costly downtime. In addition, Section 16 (1) of the Public Health Act 1890, requires all...

TRADE EFFLUENT DISCHARGE LICENSE…

What is a Trade Effluent Discharge License? All FSE’s (Food Service Establishments) are legally required to apply for an annual license to discharge any trade effluent or other matter (other than domestic sewage or storm water) to sewer under the Local...

IRISH WATER REGULATIONS..HOW MACS CAN HELP

MACS COMPLIANCE REPORTING FOR IRISH WATER- Under Section 16 (1) of the Public health Act, it is an offense for food operators to allow waste FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease) to enter a public drain or sewer. The food operator is subject to criminal liability if they cannot...