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Make A Commercial Garbage Disposal Alternative Part Of Your Restaurant Sustainabilty Program

Make A Commercial Garbage Disposal Alternative Part Of Your Restaurant’s Sustainability Efforts

Make A Commercial Garbage Disposal Alternative Part Of Your Restaurant’s Sustainability Efforts The word “sustainability” is tossed around a lot these days no matter what industry you do business in. But what does it really mean to have a sustainable restaurant operation? Is it recycling? Is it food waste reduction? Is it a green building? …

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Clogged Restaurant Drain Forces Temporary Closure of Missouri Restaurant

Clogged Restaurant Drain Forces Temporary Closure of Missouri Restaurant

Clogged Restaurant Drain Forces Temporary Closure of Missouri Restaurant A plumbing problem led to the temporary closure of an Italian restaurant in Joplin, Missouri. Johnny Carino’s had to close after an apparent restaurant drain backup caused sewage from the restaurant run into a storm drain, according to a health inspection. According to the report, grease …

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Grease Interceptor Regulations Could Force Tennessee Restaurant To Close

Grease Interceptor Regulations Could Force Tennessee Restaurant To Close

Grease Interceptor Regulations Could Force Tennessee Restaurant To Close After 25 years, a challenging business environment and a requirement to comply with EPA regulations could spell doom for an iconic Knoxville, Tennessee eatery. Egyptian natives Mo and Seham Girgis had been in Knoxville about 10 years, working at various restaurants and hotels, when they took …

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Massachusetts Town’s Board of Health Tightens Regulations on Grease Interceptor Pumping

Massachusetts Town’s Board of Health Tightens Regulations on Grease Interceptor Pumping

Massachusetts Town’s Board of Health Tightens Regulations on Grease Interceptor Pumping Last fall, a sewer system backup in Mansfield MA that was caused by fats and oils clogging the line sent sewage into the road and the basements of two West Street homes. The Board of Health recently adopted new regulations of fats, oils and …

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Texas Town Approves City Ordinance On Grease Trap Cleaning At Local Businesses

Texas Town Approves Ordinance On Grease Trap Cleaning At Local Businesses

Texas Town Approves Ordinance On Grease Trap Cleaning At Local Businesses Businesses and institutions across Tyler, TX will have new requirements on the fats, oils and grease that they put into the City’s sewer system. The Tyler City Council voted to implement a new ordinance regulating grease traps used in local businesses. The vote at …

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Commercial Kitchen Backlash from California City’s Grease Interceptor Law Enforcement

Commercial Kitchen Backlash from California City’s Grease Interceptor Law Enforcement

Commercial Kitchen Backlash from California City’s Grease Interceptor Law Enforcement A California City’s grease interceptor law that has been at the center of some controversy after City staff began re-enforcing the decades-old municipal code. It was put under the spotlight at a recent meeting of the Lompoc City Council. The Council reviewed the ordinance, which …

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Café In Five Year Legal Battle Over Grease Trap Regulations

Café In Five Year Legal Battle Over Grease Trap Regulations

Café In Five Year Legal Battle Over Grease Trap Regulations There are several lessons to be learned in this ongoing story about a five year (and counting) legal battle over whether or not a café inside a now defunct bookstore needs to have a grease trap installed. But, probably the most important lesson to be …

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Nottingham Restaurant Owner Prosecuted For Grease Interceptor Violations (1)

Nottingham Restaurant Owner Prosecuted For Grease Interceptor Violations

Nottingham Restaurant Owner Prosecuted For Grease Interceptor Violations A restaurant owner in Nottingham has been fined for blocking sewers with fat, oil and grease after multiple customer reports of sewer blockages and flooding in the area. Appearing at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court, the owner pled guilty to a charge relating to the emptying of waste into …

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New York Targeting Grease Trap Offenders

New York Targeting Grease Trap Offenders

New York Targeting Grease Trap Offenders The Department of Public Works Superintendent Terry Brolinski in the Village of Lewiston New York has reminded Board Members that some restaurant owners are ignoring the grease trap ordinance. Instead of summarily dumping grease down the drain, eateries are required to have a grease trap. When grease isn’t properly …

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Mississippi Implementing Grease Trap Inspection Program To Combat FOG

Mississippi Implementing Grease Trap Inspection Program to Combat FOG

Mississippi Implementing Grease Trap Inspection Program to Combat FOG The city of Jackson Mississippi’s Public Works Department recently announced a partnership with local restaurants to help educate business owners and the public about the importance of keeping fats, oil and grease (FOG) out of the city’s sewer system to prevent grease traps in Mississippi restaurants …

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