Remember that bacon grease you poured down the drain this morning? Or last night’s oily melted cheese you tossed in the sink? Sure, it seemed harmless. But fats, oils, and grease (FOG) create a huge problem for sewer pipes. In fact, FOG combined with roots in the sewer system can create massive clogs that cause more than half our sewer backups and overflows! This can result in costly repairs and environmental impacts.
What should you do? It’s easy:
Visit the various sections here to learn what else you can do to help Stop the Clog!
The majority of sewer backups and overflows caused by fats, oils, and grease (FOG) originate in residential areas. You can help prevent clogs by learning about FOG and how to dispose of it. Some common sources of FOG include:
As an educator, you have the unique opportunity to guide children’s understanding of their environment and the effects they have on it. Proper disposal of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) is one simple step they can take in making a difference.
Dealing with sewer backups and overflows on your properties? It’s costly, headache-inducing work. Worse yet, it’s a drain on maintenance resources. The cause? More than likely it’s fats, oils, and grease (FOG). When FOG gets poured down the drain, it solidifies in pipes and creates massive clogs, causing messy backups and overflows. That creates unhappy tenants . . . and unexpected costs to rental owners and property managers.
What do pizza, peanut butter, salad dressing, and margarine have in common? They’re food, right? But there’s another thing they have in common . . . they’re greasy, fatty foods known as FOG, and they’re all bad for the sewer pipes in your house and under the streets.
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