Grease Trap Waste. Lismore, Ballina, Byron Bay, Northern Rivers NSW: Grease Traps, Grease Trap Waste, Grease Trap Collection, Processing by Summerland Environmental Lismore.
Grease Traps & Arrestors
Grease Traps & Grease Arrestors Waste Collection, Grease Trap Waste Collection
Summerland Environmental is the liquid waste division of Richmond Waste, incorporating the collection, transportation and processing of liquid wastes from domestic, commercial and industrial activities.
A grease trap is designed to trap insoluble and “difficult to breakdown” greases and fats before they enter the sewer system. Traps are pumped with vacuum tankers and the contents transported to our Liquid Food Waste Processing Plant.
Here a state of the art process removes the greases and fats, forming a bio-solid, whilst the liquid is transformed into a re-use quality.
- 70 years experience
- Database service scheduling
- Largest fleet of specialist collection
- vehicles in Northern NSW
- Authority Reporting
- Fully trained and experienced staff
- Liquid waste consultancy and advice
- All sizes catered for
- Environmentally friendly
- Quality assured and fully licensed by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority
Grease Trap Processing
The proliferation of restaurants and fast food establishments over the past 30 – 40 years created a situation where large quantities of cooking fat, oil and grease were being discharged to the sewer. These materials were in turn blocking up the sewer pipe lines and creating problems with sewage treatment.
Commercial size grease traps were installed to trap these wastes (on the site of the generating premises) before they extend to the sewage system. Council regulations were then introduced to ensure that they were pumped out on a regular basis.
Further regulations stipulate that these wastes must be separately treated before they re enter the waste stream.
The treatment of these wastes commences with filtration and screening before pH adjustment and a sludge/water separation via a dissolved air floatation process. The solids/sludge (grease oil and fat) from this process is dewatered and formed into a biosolid used as a soil conditioning additive, while the water component is aerated until the biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) is reduced to a council sewer acceptable level.
This process is closely monitored by council and the E.P.A
Grease / Fat build up blocks sewer system
This is why grease traps are installed and need servicing and processing.
“Regular servicing of your grease trap helps to protect our environment”
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