Grease Traps Articles

  • Monitoring food slurry and Water dosing - Case study

    A manufacturer of waste food de-packers is using Siemens MAG 5100 W magnetic flow meters to monitor both dosing water and food slurry Collected food waste from food manufacturers or retailers and domestically generated food waste includes a proportion of packaging waste such as paper, card, cans and glass. ...


    By iCenta Controls Ltd

  • Tapping Energy From Fatbergs

    Fatbergs, massive accretions of grease and debris, are a big problem in sewers, but decentralized and sustainable solutions have been proposed ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Organics Recycling In North Carolina

    A recent study by state agency analyzed organic materials recycled since 2011, as well as food waste recovered in 2015. Findings show substantial organics recycling capacity. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) released a study in June 2016 analyzing the organic materials recycled since 2011, as well as food waste recovered in 2015. The facility reporting ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • EPA Small Business Innovation Research Program Provides Eight $300,000 Contracts

    On February 29, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced eight small business contracts through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The eight Phase II contracts provide the companies with $300,000 each to develop and commercialize ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Case Study - The performance of the grease degrading bioproduct greasolux in the meat manufacturing factory and municipal WWTP

    Problem A municipal waste water treatment plant in one Baltic town continuously had problems with the fat, oil and grease (FOG) accumulation in the sewer lines, lift stations and waste water treatment plant, since the start up of a local meat processing facility. The highly polluted waste water directly impacted the treatment plant in the following ways: Increased grease ...


    By Ecochemicals UAB

  • Blending microbes demands gentle touch

    Environmental-restoration product manufacturer requires fast, uniform, gentle blending of powdered microbes, enzymes and nutrients The microbial formulations that United-Tech, Inc. produces are used to break down or detoxify a broad array of complex, often-toxic organic compounds, greasy spills and other contaminants in a variety of ...

  • RTI`s Co-digester Creator V. 3.0 (beta)

    March 13, 2013.  In conjunction with this year's Global Methane Initiative conference taking place now in Vancouver, RTI is launching our next version of our codigestion creator software, version 3.0.  Biodigestion is the anaerobic decomposition of organic material with methane (biogas) as an output.  Co-digestion is the simultaneous digestion of more than one feedstock in a single ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ecofriendly Alternative to Fight Grease Build-ups

    Grease traps or Grease interceptors capture the grease that goes down the kitchen drains. The simple fixture prevents slimy build up inside the drainpipes, which may result in choked drains and backflows. It is essential to cleanout these traps timely before the build up is too high to tackle. Properly maintained grease interceptors allow smooth operation of the drains by keeping the water ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Goodbye Grease! Aqua Mundus Helps Catering & Commercial Kitchens Manage Fat, Oil & Grease Wastewater

    While fat, oil and grease can cause major blockages to piping and sewers, Aqua Mundus is helping thousands of commercial and catering kitchens implement a solid grease management infrastructure and flush away these nasty problems for good.  While pouring fat, oil and grease (FOG) down a commercial sink may seem like a good idea, their solid properties can cause dangerous build-up and even ...


    By Aqua Mundus Ltd

  • South Carolina - truck stop case study

    The Kangaroo/Pantry truck stop is located at a busy intersection in Round 0. South Carolina where three state roads meet. Because of it's rural setting, it is a great place for truck drivers to fuel up their trucks and themselves anytime around the clock. The fried chicken cooked here is well known for miles around. So when the wastewater system failed and threatened to shut down this rural oasis ...


    By Quanics Incorporated

  • Benefits of Grease Traps for Restaurant kitchens

    Grease traps interceptors are composed mainly to solve the problem linked to grease retain under the drain pipes of the sink of kitchen. The amount of grease is more in restaurants kitchen or in commercial area kitchens as the foam load is no doubt in a great extent than residential ones. Grease trap for restaurant ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Restaurant grease trap, City of Irving, Texas

    The Problem Oil and grease from restaurants and fast food establishments have presented a major problem to wastewater treatment plants for years. There have been various additives; some have worked well for the removal of grease but cause problems later in the wastewater treatment plant With the changing regulations and enforcement as to what can be discharged into a system, about the ...


    By Byo-Gon, Inc.

  • Lobsterman’s wharf

    Lobsterman’s Wharf is a seasonal restaurant serving seafood and meat dishes. Fried as well as grilled food is on the menu. There is also a 14-room inn as part of the property. All kitchen wastewater flows through an automatic grease removal unit prior to entering an existing grease trap. Sanitary and kitchen flow enters a pump station that pumps the influent to the treatment plant located ...


    By Walden, Inc.

  • Commercial - Area 5, Italy - Case Study

    Problem with high levels of FOG in wastewater resulting in the need for frequent pumping and emptying of the grease trap, which has been dramatically reduced using a BioAmp. Area 5 is the new washing station for commercial, industrial, construction vehicles and tourism buses. It’s modern equipment is in line with the most rigorous regulatory requirements regarding control, hygiene ...


    By NCH UK Ltd

  • Kitchens - Yazaki, Romania - Case Study

    YAZAKI ROMANIA is a Japanese company that produces in Romania automotive cabling for Toyota, Ford, etc, and has approx. 4000 employees. They have an eating hall supplied by EUREST ROM in catering system. YAZAKI ROMANIA transferred the responsibility of drain maintenance to EUREST ROM. The sewage consists of the lines between kitchen (plates and dishes washer) – grease trap – ...


    By NCH UK Ltd

  • Huckabay Ridge

    Location: Stephenville, TX Online date: November 2006 Acquisition Date: November 2010 In 2010 Element Markets acquired the largest anaerobic digestion facility in North America through its wholly owned subsidiary EM Biogas. The Huckabay Ridge Anaerobic Digestion Project, located in a large dairy community in Stephenville, Texas, turns manure ...


    By Element Markets LLC

  • Sheraton Club des Pins, Alger case study

    Belonging to the famous Sheraton hotel chain, the Club des Pins hotel in Alger, Algeria, has 420 rooms and the best conference center in Algeria. For the wastewater treatment of the hotel and its important business center, the Club des Pins installed in 1998 a BIOTOUR system developed by H2O Innovation. The main function of the BIOTOUR is to trickle the polluted water onto a bacterial bed which ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • A critical review of experimental and predicted methane generation from anaerobic codigestion

    Anaerobic digestion is increasingly being considered as a treatment option for an extensive range of waste biomass, due to the potential for energy recovery, in the form of methane production, and lower sludge volumes relative to aerobic treatment processes. Furthermore, when two substrates are codigested (i.e. digested together), added benefits are foreseeable, such as increased methane ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Holiday centre benefits from biological expertise case study

    Center Parcs Goes “Greener” With Cleveland Biotech Woodland, water and a natural healthy environment are the essential elements of any Center Parcs venue and the company is rightly very proud of its ISO14001 status. It is continually working to improve the energy, water, and waste efficiency of its buildings and it is with regard to this last aspect, waste, that it has formed ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Holiday centre benefits from biological expertise case study

    Center Parcs Goes “Greener” With Cleveland Biotech Woodland, water and a natural healthy environment are the essential elements of any Center Parcs venue and the company is rightly very proud of its ISO14001 status. It is continually working to improve the energy, water, and waste efficiency of its buildings and it is with regard to this last aspect, waste, that it has formed ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

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