Fats, oils and grease (FOG) are produced in commercial kitchens and restaurants in abundance. FOG encompasses the leftover grease and fatty substances from cooking oil, butter, meat, milk and other fatty products. While they are natural, FOG materials can have hefty consequences on sewer systems if they are not disposed of properly. FOG pollution occurs when fats and oils are dumped down the sewer system with water and the oils and fats cause problems within the pipes and wastewater treatment facilities. FOG pollution can have disastrous and costly consequences, which is why FOG waste removal is now so heavily regulated... View Article
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September 7, 2018
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