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The real answer to grease trap problems that cuts costs…


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After 30 years of providing our clients waste treatment solutions.

Here’s what we have learnt:

  • Most grease traps don’t work. They smell, they block up and block pipes and sewer systems.
  • Every site is unique and has its own unique problems.
  • That grease trap pumping is regulated on what is not trapped.
  • Grease trap pumping is expensive, and brings problems.
  • That we successfully provide solutions, cost effectively. That are still operational for almost 30 years.

Tundra Trap is a new solution as proved by CSIRO.

Here’s what one of our proto-type sites say:

“Our company has been using products and services from Envirofriendly for over 5 years. Neil Christie and his team have made fantastic contributions to help address several waste water and kitchen waste issues at our 300 bed campsite. Our commercial kitchen serves over 1000 hot meals each day and despite observation of industry best practice, we were suffering from kitchen generated fats, oils and grease (FOG) interfering with our sewage treatment plant (STP). The provider of our STP continually blamed FOG for the horrendous STP smell and its failure to reach Environmental output parameters. We had already installed a new 4200 grease trap sold by the STP company but this was totally ineffective at trapping the FOG before it entered the STP. We were in a downward spiral of spending thousands of dollars each month on sewage pump outs, grease trap pump outs, STP clean outs and even totally recommissioning of our STP. All of this was to no avail as the FOG evets continued to impact the operations of our STP time and again.

This is where Neil Christie’s knowledge and experience came into its own. He asked us how our new STP was running and we disclosed all of our issues to him. He assured us that we were experiencing an industry wide issue that his business had created a simple solution to. Envirofriendly’s  Tundra Trap system and biological dosing program have been the only effect interventions in solving our FOG issues and allowing our STP to receive influent without FOG contamination. I cannot recommend Neil Christie and his Envirofriendly team strongly enough to any business or any level of government that is considering engaging their services.”

QCCC – Maintenance Supervisor

Here’s what Tundra Trap does:

  • Traps waste in the grease trap.
  • Reduces waste effluent running to council sewer.
  • Reduces waste removal costs.
  • Reduces smells and blocked pipes.
  • Minimizes costs.

We don’t sell a product as a solution for your problems. We design a solution program to solve your problems and work with your site to keep it efficient and effective for 30 years plus…

Here are the results from another site.

Samples taken at 4 weeks from last evacuation:
Total Suspended Solids = 510mg/l
Total Oils and Grease = 1000mg/l

Samples taken at 9 weeks from last evacuation:
Total Suspended Solids = 360mg/l
Total Oils and Grease = 280mg/l

Contact us now for more information about Tundra Trap and how Envirofriendly can help your business.

Envirofriendly Pty Ltd
Ph: (07) 5546 9322
Fax: (07) 55469283

 

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Drought: Remember the pain and cost reducing water last time? Do it easy this time…


Be green… and… pro-active

Our Washroom Water Minimization Program Can Help

Australia is one of the driest continents on Earth, large swathes of eastern Australia have been in drought for periods ranging from a year to seven years. With the record dry conditions and an increasing population increasing pressure on our precious natural water sources and therefore greater pressure on water infrastructure and costs. We need to reduce water usage Australia wide.

Testimonials

” Our water consumption for the first quarter using Envirofriendly’s Water Minimization Program dropped by 25% compared to the same period the year before.”

Senior Building Services Manager, Dexus Property Group

Property owners and professional management companies are wanting to increase their buildings environmental ratings. including Global Property Trust, Dexus, Westifield and Jones Lang LaSalle are some long term clients.

We provide a management program.

Envirofriendly’s Water Minimization Program is designed for both flushing or waterless urinals to reduce odours, and blockages in urinals in Men’s Washrooms. No unpleasent regular tasks in urinal drains to change products or unclog things to keep them functioning.

As part of our Water Minimization Program, Envirofriendly will each month supply our specifically designed UrinalKleen for the sites cleaners to use for cleaning and no extra functions to normal washroom cleaning are required.

Envirofriendly inspect the site regularly to ensure the cleaners are trained and using the product correctly. We also liase with the Building Manager and Cleaning Manager to determine and problems onsite and areas that may need improving and… help you manage your building by eliminating problems like smells and blockages in drains and urinals.

This is backed up by our 25 years of history in the industry and regular ongoing assessments with reports supplied to our clients as part of the program.

Major developments that have saved thousands of dollars include:

  • Riverside Centre Brisbane
  • 818 Bourke Street, Melbourne
  • Westfield Shopping Centres
  • 44 Market Street, Melbourne

Download our Water Minimization Program Executive Summary here.

Contact us now for more information on how we can cut your costs or your FREE PROPOSAL

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CSIRO Prove Tundra Trap


Tundra Trap™ – Aust Patent No. 2012101773

Tundra Trap is a tailored Waste Management Program using the latest Innovative waste management solutions to reduce pollutants discharged to the sewer system from grease traps thus saving on already rising trade waste fees.

Tundra Trap was designed to more effectively trap wastes.

Designed to utilise the inertial effects within the gravitational separator to prevent short circuiting and increase the fluid element path length. This will maximise the: rate of coalescence, buoyancy effect and retention time; to trap a greater amount of waste. Reducing your impact upon the environment.

AND …. Saving money by reducing smells, and drain line and sewer blockages.

AS MODELED AND PROVED BY THE CSIRO

If you have high effluent charges, regular sewer blockages or simply want to save money on grease trap evacuations contact us today for your FREE PROPOSAL

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Why our Water Minimization Program is good for you!!


Benefits:

    • Biological products degrade the waste that causes odours and blockages.
    • Water savings achieved from bacteria degrading the wastes reduce the need for flushing, a reduction of up to 75% per washroom.
    • Reduction in maintenance required by plumbers clearing slow running urinals or doing costly deep cleans.
    • Tailored program to make sure you get full advantage of our program with regular system checks and written reports to you.
    • Continues to work in the sewer system. This lowers your impact on our environment even more.comparison chart

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Grease trap cleaning


Our Preventative Maintenance Program Can Help Reduce Costs

Envirofriendly are professional waste treatment consultants, we specialize in custom tailored programs for high volume kitchens and food outlets using our biological products to prevent odours and blockages in drain lines and speed up the break down of waste in grease traps that cause blockages, smells and costly cleaning.

  • Prevents odours and blockages in high volume drain lines in your commercial kitchen or food outlet.
  • Speeds up the break down of waste in grease traps
  • Backed up by on going monitoring and support from over 20 years experience

We can also manage all evacuations of grease traps and sewage collection pits, liaise with trade waste officers and councils on evacuation extensions and other issues, thus relieving building and operations managers with less headaches.

Talk to Envirofriendly today about Preventative Maintenance Program and its cost savings for your business or premises!

Contact us now for more information on how we can cut your costs or your FREE PROPOSAL

Innovative Liquid Waste Solutions

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Reduce trade waste costs


Our Preventative Maintenance Program Can Help Reduce Costs

Envirofriendly are professional waste treatment consultants, we specialize in custom tailored programs for high volume kitchens and food outlets using our biological products to prevent odours and blockages in drain lines and speed up the break down of waste in grease traps that cause blockages, smells and costly cleaning.

  • Prevents odours and blockages in high volume drain lines in your commercial kitchen or food outlet.
  • Speeds up the break down of waste in grease traps
  • Backed up by on going monitoring and support from over 20 years experience

We can also manage all evacuations of grease traps and sewage collection pits, liaise with trade waste officers and councils on evacuation extensions and other issues, thus relieving building and operations managers with less headaches.

Talk to Envirofriendly today about Preventative Maintenance Program and its cost savings for your business or premises!

Contact us now for more information on how we can cut your costs or your FREE PROPOSAL

Innovative Liquid Waste Solutions

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Here’s how we solve problems from councils to cafes


In 2012 Envirofriendly conducted a three month trial with the aim to show the effectiveness of our tailored program with the use of our biological products in a controlled trial within the Port Douglas sewerage scheme.

Problem:
The sewer in Port Douglas draining to the pump well in the park near the water front had a large build-up of
grease and fats. The result of this build up was extremely bad odours and the pumps and floats being
clogged and fowled. The part of the Port Douglas sewer that was to be trialed runs from the top of the slope
in Port Douglas town centre down toward the seafront. This part of Port Douglas encompasses the main
entertainment area including restaurants, cafes and hotels, the local shopping centre which contained
Coles with its large combi ovens and the local marina and fish markets.

Objective:
Reduce the hard crust of grease and oils within the pump well. With the aim to:

  • Reduce the time spent by Council staff clearing blockages.
  • Reduce the time on site for Council staff to clean the pump well on a weekly basis
  • To investigate the extension of scheduled maintenance intervals.
  • Eradicate bad odours emanating from the sewer lines and pump wells.

Investigation:
Together 4 sites in Port Douglas were agreed upon for the placement of dosing machines. Site 1, 2 and 3
were selected as they are close to the starting point for all of the waste which would ultimately end in
the pump well in the park.

Envirofriendly calculated the correct product and dosage required for each site and a proposal was put
forward to Council for consideration.

Trial:
The agreed date for the commencement of the trial was June 2012 to run for three months. Envirofriendly
would monitor and replenish dosing equipment every month.

(Site 3: After first month of treatment before and after photos)

Conclusion:
In September 2012 Envirofriendly met with council officers and all agreed that the trial had been a success.

  • The odour levels in the pump well at the Fish markets (park) had significantly been reduced
  • The pump well was considerably easier to clean on a regular basis.
  • No blockages had occurred because of grease and fats fowling the pumps and floats
  • The extension of time intervals between cleaning of the pump well was not trialled by the Council.

This kind of positive effects found in the trial suggests:

  • That with the implementation of regular use of our biological products, the flow on effect would be seen
    through the entire sewer infrastructure.
  • An extension of maintenance intervals to pump well would be a probability.
  • Extended life expectancy for floats and pumps.
  • Regular use of EnviroFriendly can substantially reduce the amount of hydrogen sulphide gases in the
    drainage and sewerage lines, thus maintaining the structural integrity of ferrous pipe, concrete
    drainage and water collection infrastructure. This would have an enormously positive impact on
    maintenance costs.

Council officers stated there were no funds put aside in this year’s budget to implement the preventative
maintenance program and that if funds were available they would give consideration to the program.

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Grease trap pump outs


Our Preventative Maintenance Program Can Help Reduce Costs

Envirofriendly are professional waste treatment consultants, we specialize in custom tailored programs for high volume kitchens and food outlets using our biological products to prevent odours and blockages in drain lines and speed up the break down of waste in grease traps that cause blockages, smells and costly cleaning.

  • Prevents odours and blockages in high volume drain lines in your commercial kitchen or food outlet.
  • Speeds up the break down of waste in grease traps
  • Backed up by on going monitoring and support from over 20 years experience

We can also manage all evacuations of grease traps and sewage collection pits, liaise with trade waste officers and councils on evacuation extensions and other issues, thus relieving building and operations managers with less headaches.

Talk to Envirofriendly today about Preventative Maintenance Program and its cost savings for your business or premises!

Contact us now for more information on how we can cut your costs or your FREE PROPOSAL

Innovative Liquid Waste Solutions

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Can I reduce water usage in my shopping centre?


Our Washroom Water Minimization Program Can Help

Australia is one of the driest continents on Earth with an increasing population and ever increasing pressure on our precious natural water sources and therefore greater pressure on water infrastructure. This results in a need to reduce water usage.

Testimonials

” Our water consumption for the first quarter using Envirofriendly’s Water Minimization Program dropped by 25% compared to the same period the year before.”

Senior Building Services Manager, Dexus Property Group 

Propterty owners and professional management companies are wanting to increase their buildings environmental ratings. including Global Property Trust, Dexus, and Jones Lang LaSalle are some long term clients.

Envirofriendly’s Water Minimization Program is designed for both flushing or waterless urinals to reduce odours, and blockages in urinals in Men’s Washrooms. No unpleasent regular tasks in urinal drains to change products or unclog things to keep them functioning.

As part of our Water Minimization Program, Envirofriendly will each month supply our specifically designed UrinalKleen for the sites cleaners to use for cleaning and no extra functions to normal washroom cleaning are required.

Envirofriendly inspect the site regularly to ensure the cleaners are trained and using the product correctly. We also liase with the Building Manager and Cleaning Manager to determine and problems onsite and areas that may need improving and… help you manage your building by eliminating problems like smells and blockages in drains and urinals.

This is backed up by our 25 years of history in the industry and regular ongoing assessments with reports supplied to our clients as part of the program.

Major developments that have saved thousands of dollars include:

  • Riverside Centre Brisbane
  • 383 Kent Street Sydney
  • 818 Bourke Street Docklands
  • 800 Bourke Street Docklands
  • 44 Market Street Sydney
  • MLC Centre Sydney

And many more…

Download our Water Minimization Program Executive Summary here.

Contact us now for more information on how we can cut your costs or your FREE PROPOSAL

Innovative Liquid Waste Solutions

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Testimonials

We have used Envirofriendly's for over 6 years. Following their instructions and advise we decreased greasetrap evacuations. This has saved us money, and importantly reduced blockages we get in drainlines.

Maintenance Supervisor
Westfield Carindale