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Say goodbye to the burden of restaurant grease trap waste removal.
Your plate is already overflowing — managing your staff,planning menus, purchasing food, promoting your business, and more. Add to that a most unsavory yet mandatory task: proper disposal of your grease trap waste. It’s messy, time-consuming, and tricky.
Add to all this one very important concern: how do you know if the vendor entrusted with your liquid waste removal is following the rules and properly disposing of your waste? Legal requirements these days are stringent and increasingly unforgiving. It’s all a burden that not only interrupts your business, but exposes you to significant risk, not only of potentially backed-up grease traps and interceptors but also of potentially significant fines from local and state governments for non-compliance with environmental regulations, not to mention the strict “pre-treatment” discharge limits that many cities are now implementing to protect their sewer systems from high clean up and waste treatment costs.
Hand the burden to us.
Our business is taking the burden of grease trap waste disposal away from your business. We offer you
a complete solution that relieves you of the hassle and risk of grease trap waste disposal. From
maintaining your interceptors, traps and related drain lines to proper manifesting and documentation
to safe transport and 100% compliant disposal of your waste, Clean Earth Environmental offers you the
ultimate benefit: peace of mind.
When maintained properly, grease traps prevent your kitchen grease and food waste materials from entering the city sewer system. Grease is a leading cause of sanitary sewer overflows, since it clogs sanitary sewer lines and ultimately causes line blockages. The result is all too frequent discharges of untreated wastewater into streets, homes and commercial enterprises. Ultimately these problematic waste streams enter our local waterways, where they cause further cleanup costs and restrict recreation, tourism and commerce. Your traps must be regularly emptied and periodically cleaned to prevent costly and dirty back-ups or over-flows.
- Your kitchen’s complete plumbing system, including sinks, dishwashers, floor-drains and mop-sinks, drains into the grease trap or grease interceptor system.
- Wastewater flows into either an interior or exterior (usually in-ground) grease trap system. A baffle separates the inlet and outlet of the trap, keeping grease in.
- Grease floats to the top of the grease trap, while solids settle on the bottom. The trap or interceptor must be vacuum pumped regularly by a skilled service provider to remove the entire contents of the trap.
- Clean water then continues to flow into your sewer or septic system.
All of your grease trap waste is processed by our licensed waste pre-treatment facility.
This eliminates the environmental concern created by land applying this waste.
This additional service is included with every grease trap servicing at no extra charge. It ensures thorough evaluation of the operating conditions of the system and allows the technician to alert you to any possible problems that may impact its functionality. Results of the 10 Point Service Check are included on your service documentation for your reference.
Items evaluated include the condition of the grease trap and inlet / outlet baffles, the flow of wastewater in and out of the tank, the thickness and depth of the floatable and heavy solids and semi solids and other critical factors. Together, these items are all interpreted and give the Clean Earth Service Technician a good indication of the functionality of the grease trap system and how well it is serving your restaurant or food processing facility.
If you have any questions regarding your service, please contact the Clean Earth Care Team and we'll be happy to help you.
Clean Earth Environmental works with Kruger Commodities for pickup and transportation of all your used cooking oils.
Clean Earth Environmental is currently assisting Western Michigan University with refining your grease trap waste into bio-diesel. Good for the environment and good for you!
Clean Earth is proud to be doing our part by offering an alternative method for disposing of grease trap waste. That is piece of mind.
All of our grease trap waste is transported to a licensed facility for proper disposal. Clean Earth does not land apply your grease trap waste. Protection of our drinking water, one of our most valuable resources is a real concern for our customers and Clean Earth. Clean Earth is currently working towards using this recyclable material for the production of bio-diesel. Your grease trap waste will be refined and used to provide the feed stock for the production of bio-diesel to fuel the City of Kalamazoo Transportation System buses.
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