Seattle has long been the state leader in promoting environmentally conscious and sustainable practices amongst its businesses. This is especially true in regards to the maintenance of Grease Traps and disposal of Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG).
Like its western neighbor Seattle, Bellevue has made a major effort to decrease waste discharge into local sewers and waterways, developing responsible and economical FOG best management practices (BMPs) for restaurant owners and managers.
Working directly with local Food Service Establishments (FSEs), Tacoma has made significant strides in developing comprehensive Municipal Codes regulating the management of FOG, including grease trap installation and maintenance.
Olympia has spent the last several years working in cooperation with LOTT Clean Water Alliance to create educational and municipal efforts mitigate the discharge of fats, oils, and grease, including specific regulations regarding the installation and maintenance of Grease Traps.
Renton has followed the path paved by Seattle and Bellevue regarding environmentally safe and sustainable business practices. This includes the regular maintenance of Grease Traps and the disposal of waste such as Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG).
Like other cities in King County, Kent has made environmentally sustainable and safe business practices a major priority, particularly regarding the disposal of waste produced by restaurants and other food service establishments, including FOG.
The City of Puyallup has developed strict municipal codes regarding the installation and maintenance of grease traps. West Coast Grease Traps got its start in Puyallup in 2011 and are still proudly serving its many businesses with grease trap cleaning services.
It is required that any food service establishment (FSE) in the City of Federal Way adhere to King County’s regulations regarding the installation and routine maintenance of grease traps, including safe disposal of fats, oils, and grease at approved facilities.