All commercial food businesses must be registered with the local water authority (Yarra Valley Water, South East Water) and have a licence or permit to discharge waste water into the sewer. This is called a Trade Waste Consent Agreement.
Food businesses that use cooking oils must have a fitted, fully functioning grease trap or have a licensed contractor collect it.
Businesses that have specific waste outputs such as; manufacturers, auto shops and agriculture must dispose of any business waste in line with regulations. For more information about responsible ways to ensure your business isn’t polluting our waterways visit the EPA website
NEVER tip oils, paints, solvents or any pollutant onto the ground or down a drain.