FOG Management

Catch up on our latest news and advice on how to effectively manage and dispose of fats, oil and grease in your commercial kitchen.

Giant fatbergs removed from St Andrews sewer

South West Water claimed the fatberg was the biggest it had ever seen, with 3,000 gallons of debris having been excavated. The team used pick-axes and high-pressure jets to clear the obstacle, and they had to wear full breathing apparatus because of dange

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Preventing Commercial Drainage Problems - Guide

Commercial drainage problems are frustrating and can cost your business valuable time and money when things go wrong. But don’t fear, here’s our guide for some simple preventative measures you can implement to ensure your drains flow free. 

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210ft fatberg found in Sidmouth has been removed

A monster fatberg made of solid fat, wet wipes and grease, that was found in Devon earlier this year has finally been broken down, after eight weeks of removal efforts.

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“Monster fatberg” found in the streets of Devon

The 64-metre monster, made of fat and wet wipes, is going to take two months to break down

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Filta Group Holdings Acquires WatBio for £7m

Filta Group Holdings plc (AIM: FLTA), a provider of fryer management and environmental services to commercial kitchens, has announced the acquisition of WatBio Limited for a total consideration of around £7m.

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800-tonne fatberg removed from Cardiff sewer

The giant slab of FOG waste clogged up pipes below shops in South Wales

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How to maintain a grease trap

Our experts share their tips on how to clean a grease trap of its FOG waste

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Do you need a grease trap in your kitchen over Christmas?

Why grease traps are a vital addition to a commercial kitchen over the festive period

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Filta signs deal to become exclusive UK distributor for Goslyn

The Filta Group Ltd today announced the signing of an agreement to become the exclusive UK distributor for Goslyn grease recovery unit (GRU), the most effective product of its kind on the market today.

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4 tips to keep your commercial kitchen clean

Maintaining your commercial kitchen all year round can be easy with our experts’ 4 simple tips! Filta Group has over 22 years of experience providing commercial kitchen services on an international basis.

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Waste Legislation: Laws and Regulations

There are 6 laws and regulations governing the disposal of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) and failing to adhere can lead to enforcement and prosecution.

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Does your commercial kitchen comply with Waste Legislation?

Commercial kitchens worldwide produce Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) during the process of food preparation. FOG in a commercial kitchen is unavoidable, potential threats caused by these substances such as blocked drains, pests and odours certainly are.

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Is your commercial kitchen disposing of FOGs correctly?

Fats, oil and grease cause thousands of UK drain and sewer blockages every year and commercial kitchens need to take responsibility for the FOGs they throw away.

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How to keep your commercial kitchen safe during summer temperatures

In the past few weeks, we have seen a very noticeable heatwave throughout the UK, officially starting summer 2018! Hot temperatures are ideal on days off, but when you’re working it’s a different story.

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Quiz: Which Filta product should I get for my commercial kitchen?

If you’re unsure of whether you need a new grease trap, bacteria drain dosing or a FiltaSeal we can help! Here at the Filta Group our team what to make your decision process as easy and simple for you as possible.

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The benefits of a commercial kitchen grease trap

There are approximately 6.7 million blocked drains each year in the UK, that are directly caused by FOG.The damages of FOG can completely block an entire drainage or sewer system, avoid this from happening with an effective commercial grease trap.

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London's fatberg problem in drainage systems

Our experts have previously discussed what exactly fatbergs are, and what we can do as a society to improve our drainage systems. If you missed the news post, fatbergs are essentially a built-up combination of non-biodegradable products.

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Which FiltaGMG product would be best for my commercial kitchen?

Do you feel your commercial kitchen would benefit from Filta’s Grease Management product range? Our experts discuss each grease management product that’s in our high-quality collection.

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Why should a commercial kitchen protect itself from FOG?

Fats, oils and grease (FOG) are potentially very dangerous towards the environment and for the integrity of your business. The mixture of these three products mixed with food can block any drainage system or sewer if disposed of incorrectly.

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What are the benefits of using FiltaGMG?

The key to an efficient commercial kitchen without disruption is FiltaGMG, we can guarantee a complete expert diagnosis and extraction if your kitchen is struggling with FOG waste.

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How much of a problem is FOG for commercial kitchens?

Fats, oils and grease (FOG) is increasingly becoming a big problem for commercial kitchens and can lead to costly blockages and heavy fines.

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Fatbergs: What Are They? How Can They Be Prevented?

Fatbergs are phenomena found in all major cities across the world – the fats and oils in the sewers act as a binding agent with debris to form large deposits that can block the sewer

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