The Food & Grease Trap captures waste food & grease particles before they can conglomerate in the main public drainage system, attracting rodents and causing kitchen down time due to blocked sinks. Putrescible waste food & fats should be removed at least once per month as stated in the EU standard EN 1825 for Grease Trap separators in N. Ireland.
Food Businesses must register with local authorities under Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 852/2004
Food business operators should complete a plan drawing detailing location of the Waste Food & GreaseTrap and also demonstrate waste collection compliance with the Food Waste Regulations.
Waste Food & Grease disposal to public drain or sewer is prohibited under Northern Ireland, Scotland & Republic of Ireland waste water & food law.
Waste Food & GreaseTraps are required to prevent any waste food, oil or grease particles from entering the public sewerage system
Experienced hospitality operatives know that waste traps should be installed outside the kitchen wherever possible.