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September 05, 2019

FOG Safe Featured in Building Management Hawaii

FOG Safe Drain Guards are featured in the September issue of Building Management Hawaii. In this piece Shawn Santos, Owner and Inventor of FOG Safe Drain Guards, gives a peek behind the scenes of the company as well as insight into the direction it is headed. The Initial Idea for FOG Safe Drain Guards FOG

August 11, 2019

Cease the Grease: FOG Safe in Pacific Business News

Shawn Santos, FOG Safe’s Inventor and Owner, was recently interviewed by Pacific Business News, New invention fights clogged drains and ‘fatbergs’. The interview went behind-the-scenes on how the FOG Safe Drain Guard came to be and what the future looks like for the company. Inventing the FOG Safe Drain Guard The idea for FOG Safe,

July 17, 2019

FOG Safe: Disposing of Leftover Bacon Grease

Whether you are frying a pan of bacon at home, in an RV or over a campfire, the end result is the same—delicious bacon and a pan full of bacon grease. The problem then arises, “what should I do with this pan of grease?” Below are four out-of-the-box recommendations on the best and most environmentally

June 27, 2019

New Fatberg Research: ‘48% of people still pour fat down the drain’

New fatberg research has been released and it offers a glimpse into public education on the topic. In a national UK survey of 1,216 people, Lanes for Drains, the UK’s largest privately-owned drainage contractor found that 77% of people know what a fatberg is, compared with 61% in 2018 and 47% in 2017, yet 48%

June 19, 2019

FOG Safe Drain Guards Social Media Outlets

At FOG Safe our mission is to help educate the public about the issues of rinsing cooking fats, oils and grease down the kitchen sink and the global rise of fatbergs—both of which have damaging consequences on the local environment, ecosystem and waterways. Our goal is to protect the environment and keep harmful contaminants out

May 30, 2019

Fatbergs: Three Common Plumbing Myths Debunked

As fatbergs make headlines and continue to plague city sewers, we want to take a moment to bust three very common plumbing myths that help cause them. City sewers along with your home’s plumbing is something that we should always be thinking about and considering because both affect us financially and environmentally. Below, we debunk

May 22, 2019

Fatbergs: What are you doing to help?

It is no secret that cities around the globe are experiencing a rise in fatbergs within city sewers. These sewer ‘monsters’ are comprised of fats, oils, grease, wet wipes and hundreds of other hygienic and illicit items that should not be put down drains or flushed. Once a fatberg begins to form it quickly grows

March 31, 2019

Clogged Pipes Quickly Drain Your Wallet

Calling a professional plumber to repair clogged pipes in your home is expensive. According to Home Advisor, the average cost of hiring a plumber is now $306 – yikes. Now imagine this bill arriving a few times a year because you are not careful of what you rinse down the sink or flush down the

March 13, 2019

Five Facts About Fatbergs You Need to Know

Fatbergs offer a glimpse into our modern-day society—albeit the darker side of modern life. These oily monsters are growing right beneath our feet and clogging sewers around the world. Below are five fatberg facts that you may not want to know, but you need to. ‘Fatberg’ is in the dictionary. The term ‘fatberg’ was coined

February 27, 2019

Fatberg Prevention Campaign Partnerships

Our FOG Safe team understands that fatberg prevention starts with community outreach and education. If the community understands the harm being caused by these congealed lumps of fats, oils, grease, food scraps, wet wipes, diapers, etc. and the financial burden it is causing their city and ultimately themselves, we know that people will be eager