This plant profile originally appeared in Water & Wastes Digest February 2020 issue as “HRSD Nansemond Treatment Plant” Located in Suffolk, Virginia, Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s  (HRSD) Nansemond Treatment Plant is devoted to using fats, oils & grease (FOG) separation technology to advance its processes. Serving Smithfield and Isle of +

  • Clearing the FOG – Reclaiming advanced biofuel from Fats, Oils and Grease

    By Ron Crosier, President, Downey Ridge Environmental Company Special to The Digest Biofuels offer a renewal energy source that can reduce dependence upon fossil fuels. The EPA reports that replacing fossil fuels with biofuels has the potential to reduce the negative effects of fossil fuel production and use, including conventional and greenhouse +

  • Danbury’s FOG-to-fuel solution

    An innovative FOG-to-Biodiesel approach addresses a costly problem for the wastewater industry and also generates a new energy resource for treatment operations. Brian Levine of GreasezillaTM and Al Barbarotta of REA explain. Fats, oils, and grease (FOG) waste is a serious and growing problem for the wastewater industry and the +

  • Fats, Oils & Grease Waste

    Fats, oil, and grease (FOG) are a major problem for municipal systems around the world when they clog pipes and sewer systems and cost tax payers millions of dollars to clean up. Brian Levine joins the ZWC to talk about how his company Greasezilla is filtering out this waste before +

  • Battling FOG Waste with Technology – Greasezilla Invades WEFTEC

    Last week, leaders from municipal waste water and water quality utilities joined the industry experts and equipment manufacturers that make specialized water treatment technologies in Chicago for the annual WEFTEC Conference. This event, which is sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), is the premier conference and technology expo for the +

  • Revisit Your Facility’s Grease Waste Process and Turn FOG into an Asset

    Link to Original Article You may be flushing a valuable resource down the metaphorical drain when disposing of grease trap waste. Yes, the big bad wolf of commercial plumbing that the industry has struggled to combat over the past two decades may be hiding a gem in that mess of +

  • Greasezilla Aims to Solve a Problem and Help Raise Revenue for Pumpers

    As demand increases for alternative fuels, Greasezilla brown grease reclaimers may provide a disposal solution and new revenue stream for large haulers and publicly owned treatment works (POTWs). Greasezilla recovers brown grease using a low-resource process. “It’s a two-tank, two-boiler system. They feed in their waste, and it’s heated over +

  • Greasezilla in the News

    TechConnect highlights WV innovators such as Greasezilla, others, WV News, March 25, 2019 Treatment plant ready to turn grease into greenbacks, Wareham Week, Feb 13, 2017 +