Sustainable Management of Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) Waste - A Global Challenge

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Title: Sustainable Management of Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) Waste - A Global Challenge
Authors: Curran, Thomas P.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7212
Date: 4-Oct-2015
Abstract: While we are now experiencing some local inconvenience in Dublin city centre due to planned works to facilitate the construction of the "Luas Cross City" line, we should spare a thought for those who endure emergency roadworks in cities around the globe. While some urgent repairs are required occasionally for communication and water networks, there is a growing problem of emergency works and traffic diversions caused by sewer blockages in large cities due to "fatbergs"-a term that has been coined over the past decade or so to describe large conglomerations of fat, oil and grease (FOG).
Funding Details: Irish Research Council
Type of material: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine
Publisher: Sustainability Ireland
Keywords: Fat;Oil;Grease (FOG);Waste
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Biosystems and Food Engineering Research Collection

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