gas disposal

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jackstraw, Sep 6, 2003.

  1. jackstraw

    jackstraw LawnSite Member
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    Anyone know the proper way to dispose of old or dirty gasoline and oil? Thanks in advance! Josh
     
  2. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
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    Throw matches at it!?:blob2: :angry: :D
     
  3. CoyteePrince

    CoyteePrince LawnSite Member
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    Here, you can take that stuff to the recycling center. No charges.
     
  4. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
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    Seriously though. Most full service gas stations have a dump point behind their place. They will usually let you use it for a nominal fee.
     
  5. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a 460,it will use up all your gas and oil,new or old ,it has no preference.
     
  6. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
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    True that Daddy.......;)
     
  7. jackstraw

    jackstraw LawnSite Member
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    well its just a gallon ,but somehow it got dirt in the can ;{ oops, not good!
     
  8. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We have HUGE brush piles we burn (2 of them) and we just dump old oil and gas on them to get em started. Sure they smoke a neighborhood all up, but heck, no one cared on Independence day anyhow :D
     
  9. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    im sure the local dep office would love to hear you say that again:D
     
  10. Lakeview

    Lakeview LawnSite Member
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    I dumped about five gallons of water out of some old batteries down the drain at a car wash one time. I dont know what else was in there but it started smoking like crazy.

    Good thing it was about 2:00 am in the morning.
     

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