When I was in Hong Kong in '05, I looked under the sink in the flat
I was staying in and found that they don’t use “P” traps there, they
instead use Bottle Traps.
I bought a case 'of 'em because I thought they were pretty cool and
installed them in my shop & my home. They allow me to simply unscrew
the “bottle” and take out what I dropped. I place a small piece of
nylon(?) mesh from a floor scrubber pad in the bottom to catch tiny
I don’t know where to get 'em in the states but I’m sure Mr. Google
knows. (search for PVC bottle trap)
This is what mine looks like: http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/yn
Of course considering its size you’ll have to empty it often.