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How can i dispose of chemicals safely

  1. Jul 7, 2012 #1
    I have recently gotten fascinated with chemistry, and I am looking to start it as a hobby. However one, of the things I want to have under control before i start is chemical disposal. Does anyone know a good cheap company I can hire for hazardous materials disposal? I have heard from a printer friend of mine that there are companies who will even pay for the waste because they re-purpose/recycle it.
    Or, is there a way of determining what is and isn't safe to dispose of down the drain? Could I convert whatever waste I have back into a safe form and dispose of it that way?

    Any information would be helpful
     
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  3. Jul 11, 2012 #2

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    Waste disposal is specific to the waste in question. Would you dispose of aluminum cans the same way you would dioxin?

    Nobody can answer your question without specifics.
     
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