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California Restaurant's Lack of Grease Interceptor Causing Sewer Spills

California Restaurant’s Lack of Grease Interceptor Causing Sewer Spills

California Restaurant’s Lack of Grease Interceptor Causing Sewer Spills Got grease? According to a Sanitary District in California, a chain restaurant does. The sanitary district board of directors, which oversees trash and sewer services, held a special hearing morning to address sewer overflows from the restaurant. The board ordered the restaurant to flush out its …

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Commercial Garbage Disposal Bans In California Impact Restaurants

Commercial Garbage Disposal Bans In California Impact Restaurants

Commercial Garbage Disposal Bans In California Impact Restaurants Ben Bate got some bad news when he was working on remodeling his building to open a restaurant. The City of Mountain View informed him — seven months after he took possession of the property, that the building’s grease trap needed updating. Digging out the carport and …

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Catering Equipment Suppliers Association Urges Industry To Fight FOG With Commercial Disposal Alternative

Catering Equipment Suppliers Association Urges Industry To Fight FOG With Commercial Disposal Alternative

Catering Association Urges Fighting FOG With Commercial Disposal Alternative The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) is aiming to come to the foodservice industry’s aid over the continuing confusion about what equipment can and can’t be used to manage fats, oil and grease (FOG). The association points out that, while there is no law stating that …

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Massachusetts Businesses Face Fines For Lack of Grease Trap Cleaning

Massachusetts Businesses Face Fines For Lack of Grease Trap Cleaning

Massachusetts Businesses Face Fines For Lack of Grease Trap Cleaning More than 70 percent of businesses, organizations and facilities in Plymouth Massachusetts that prepare food are not in compliance with state regulations that require grease traps be pumped and cleaned at least once a year. The Plymouth Director of Public Health delivers the data with …

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School Cafeterias Fight Food Waste With Garbage Grinder Alternative

School Cafeterias Fight Food Waste With Garbage Grinder Alternative

School Cafeterias Fight Food Waste With Garbage Grinder Alternative School cafeterias don’t have an easy task when it comes to feeding school children. Feeding our pickiest and most wasteful eaters – kids – often leads to loads of leftover food. What can school districts do to prevent their leftovers from turning into one of our …

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Video of Sewage at Michigan Restaurant is Grease Trap Overflow

Video of Sewage at Fast Food Restaurant is Grease Trap Overflow

Video of Sewage at Michigan Restaurant is Grease Trap Overflow A local health official said that the “sewage” captured on video by a customer at a Michigan fast food restaurant was actually a grease trap spill. “It wasn’t fecal material, which a lot of people when they think of raw sewage backing up they think …

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Texas City Enforcing New Grease Trap Program To Prevent FOG

Texas City Enforcing New Grease Trap Program

Texas City Enforcing New Grease Trap Program The City of Amarillo Texas is requiring restaurant and bar owners to obtain a new permit for waste water pre-treatment. It’s part of the City’s Grease Trap Program. Some local bar owners have expressed their frustration with it, especially if they don’t serve food at their establishment. According to …

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How Can A Food Scrap Collector Help Fight The FOG

How Can a Food Scrap Collector Help Fight the FOG?

How Can a Food Scrap Collector Help Fight the FOG? If you’re a restaurant owner, cafeteria manager or plumber, then you’ve probably heard about FOG (fats, oils, and grease). But what exactly is it and what are its implications on the food service industry? What is FOG? FOG is fats, oils, and grease items from …

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Texas Councilman Caught In Grease Trap Ordinance Enforcement

Texas Councilman Caught In Grease Trap Ordinance Enforcement

Texas Councilman Caught In Grease Trap Ordinance Enforcement A City Council in Texas heard a report regarding local business compliance with City ordinances, specifically the required installation of backflow prevention devices and the operation of grease traps. The report stated the monthly inspections of grease traps installed in local restaurants, schools, and establishments that provide …

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University Installing Grease Traps To Protect Local Sewers

University Installing Grease Traps To Protect Local Sewers

University Installing Grease Traps To Protect Local Sewers The University of St Andrews is embarking on a major new project to help put the town’s sewer network on a diet. They are bestowing a new PHD (Pretty Huge Diet) on the town’s sewers. They will spend more than $150,000 installing around 25 grease traps at …

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