A grease trap play an important role in removing contaminants. Read here to see the quick-and-dirty of what it is and how it works.
Curious about grease traps?
Did you know that huge blobs of fat are filling our sewers? Recently, workers in London discovered the largest of the aptly named “fatbergs” ever recorded. It weighed in at an estimated 130 metric tons and was the size of 11 double-decker buses.
And it’s all coming from your kitchen sink.
Well, yours, your neighbors, and the restaurants down the street. The oils and fats you wash down your sink join with similar fluids from your neighbor drains. After it passes through miles of pipe, it eventually settles and solidifies with other waste in the sewer system.
Fortunately, there’s an easy fix to this fatberg crisis.
It’s called the grease trap. When you’re ready to impress your friends with your grease cleaning wisdom and start the war on fatbergs, read on.