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Don’t Delay in Getting Your Grease Traps Cleaned

December 21, 2021

How frequently should you clean your grease traps? When you run a commercial kitchen, grease can build up fast. Even if you’re diligent about scraping your plates and pouring off melted grease for disposal, plenty of it can still wash down your drains. While it should end up in your grease trap, the trap needs to be emptied and cleaned on a regular basis. Here’s how frequently you should get your grease traps professionally cleaned. The quarter-full rule The quarter-full rule states that you should get your grease trap cleaned every time it gets a quarter full. You might think... View Article

Why Cleaning Grease Traps Is So Important During the Winter

December 7, 2021

Why should you clean your grease traps during the winter? Just because the weather is a bit colder doesn’t mean that you don’t have to maintain your grease traps appropriately. Maintaining your grease traps in the winter is the key to maintaining good plumbing and kitchen safety. In the winter, grease solidifies a lot faster than it does in the warmer months. It’s much more likely that you’ll experience a clog or complete obstruction, sometimes before the grease and cooking oil can even make its way to the trap. That can cause expensive plumbing problems. Here’s an overview of why... View Article

FAQs About Recycling Cooking Oil

November 23, 2021

What can you make with recycled cooking oil? Most of us don’t think much about what happens to our cooking oil after we dispose of it, but the oil recycling process comes with a number of different possibilities. Here’s what happens to cooking oil after it’s recycled and how to select a good service provider. Why recycle your used cooking oil? Cooking oil adds up quickly, as anyone who has worked in a commercial kitchen can tell you. Unfortunately, if you pour it down the drain, you run the risk of clogging the drains and damaging the wastewater treatment systems... View Article

How to Put Out a Grease Fire

November 9, 2021

If you’ve ever seen a grease fire ignite, you’re well aware of how quickly they can spread and engulf your kitchen. It’s important to keep kitchen safety in mind, both during and after cooking. Properly handling grease is the key to preventing and putting out grease fires. How do grease fires work? They occur when the grease you’re cooking with becomes too hot. This can happen in as little as 30 seconds, so it’s important that you never leave your cooking unattended. Here’s how to put out a grease fire, along with some other important kitchen safety tips. How to... View Article

Why Is It Important to Recycle Grease and Oil?

October 26, 2021

Cooking oil is often one of the biggest sources of waste in a commercial kitchen. This is due in large part to the fact that many people do not realize they can get more than one use out of cooking oil in many cases. Rather than disposing of cooking oil after it’s used, it can be stored and recycled for reuse either in cooking or in other applications. Why is it important to recycle grease and oil? Here is a quick look at some of the benefits of recycling cooking grease and oil for you to consider. Keeping your appliances... View Article

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