Fats, Oil & Grease (FOG)
What do bacon, ice cream, and peanut butter all have in common? They are more than just tasty treats. They are also sources of fats, oils, and grease, also known as FOG.
While fats, oil, and grease add extra flavor to your food, pouring FOG down the drain can leave a real mess in the Lawrence sewer collection system and impact our streams.
FOG creates clogs that can back up sewage into your street, yard, or home and can even send it spilling into a neighborhood stream! Think of it this way - if it can clog arteries in the body, then it will probably clog the sewer pipe. Fortunately, cleaning up FOG is as easy as doing a few simple things around the kitchen.
How you can make a difference: