Stains around a grease dumpster aren’t just unsightly; it can put you in violation of EPA clean water laws and local environmental regulations. Under managed dumpster grease can degrade pavement, attract rodents and cause unpleasant stains and odors. It can also cause an unsafe walking surface, exposing you to slip and fall liabilities. Read on to learn how to manage grease around your restaurant’s dumpsters and keep yourself in compliance with local law:
Easily Remove Grease
Grease stains can be stubborn and difficult to remove. The usual grease dumpster cleaning method of washing grease down into sewers can put you in violation of EPA regulations. It is also considered a pollutant and disposing of it improperly can result in costly fines.
Grease Away can be used to neutralize and dissolve grease stains in your dumpster area. This product is a biodegradable grease emulsifier that breaks down grease and oils. It brings acidic grease into a safe pH level to comply with EPA standards. Simply sprinkle in grease-saturated dumpster areas and let the product go to work. Within a week, you’ll be able to wash away residue without harm.
One solution to dumpster grease is to keep it from reaching your pavement in the first place. After removing grease or before installing a new dumpster, prepare the area with a pavement protection system.
Lane Guard’s pavement protection system can trap dripping grease that would otherwise stain your dumpster area. The surface attracts grease and repels water. The inner lining traps it until it can be properly disposed of. This protective surface is easy to install and is secured with military-grade support bands. The kit comes with everything needed for installation, and can be installed using simple tools. Lane Guard can keep grease off your pavement, dramatically increasing the life of the surface. It can reduce unpleasant smells and the incidence pests such as rodents.
By using smart tools to manage your dumpster area, you can reduce the time you spend on maintenance, improve the area’s appearance and stay within environmental laws. Our resource video shows just how easy it can be to manage dumpster grease with a pavement protection system from HoodFilters.com.