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Solutions of less than ten percent acetone can be discharged down the sewer in most of King County; otherwise they are a hazardous waste. Call your local sewer utility for more information or if you are outside the King County wastewater treatment service area. Acetone-saturated cotton balls: ...
Related material... Hazardous Waste Disposal, Solvents
To discharge acidic solutions to the King County sanitary sewer, they must have a pH between 5.5 and 12.0 and not have other hazardous properties. (Your local sewer agency may have different limits.) If your waste is below 5.5, neutralize it (adjust the pH) or call King County Industrial Waste at 20 ...
Related material... Caustics, Hazardous Waste Disposal
Disposal requirements for the empty can depend on what it held. • Most empty aerosol cans may go in the garbage, unless the aerosol can contained an acutely hazardous product. Most aerosol cans are considered empty only if the contents have been completely discharged as designed. You may not del ...
Related material... Hazardous Waste Disposal
See vendors... Phoenix Environmental
Amalgam Waste
Since amalgam waste typically designates as a hazardous waste, it is best to send it to a facility that reclaims mercury and silver, or use a hazardous waste broker that will do so. If you prefer to test your amalgam to see if it designates as hazardous waste, call the Waste Characterization Progr ...
Related material... Hazardous Waste Disposal, Mercury and Mercury-containing Products
See vendors... AERC Recycling Solutions, Amalgaway, Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Dental Recycling of North America (DRNA), Dental Refiners ...
Amalgam Wastewater or Separators
For information on treatment units (separators), call your local dental society, your dental supply company or King County Industrial Waste at 206-263-3000 or see the links below.
See vendors... AB Dental Trends, Inc., Air Techniques, Inc., Amalgaway, American Dental Accessories, Dental Recycling of North America (DRNA) ...
Ammonia Solution
Small amounts (one to two gallons per week) of ammonia solution may be poured into the King County sanitary sewer (your local sewer utility may have different requirements) if the following are true: • the concentration of ammonia is less than one percent • the solution contains no other cont ...
Related material... Blueprint Developing Solution
Antifreeze that is not recycled must be disposed of as a hazardous waste.
Related material... Antifreeze Filters, Hazardous Waste Disposal
See vendors... Arcom Oil, Emerald Services, Inc., FBN Enterprises, Inc., ORRCO (Oil ReRefining Company), Phoenix Environmental ...
Antifreeze Filters
Used filters must be handled as hazardous waste if they exceed the limits for metals found in Chapter 173-303-090 WAC. If filters don't exceed limits for metals and you want to dispose of them in the garbage, you may need a waste clearance from the Waste Characterization Program at 206-263-8528, ...
Related material... Antifreeze, Hazardous Waste Disposal
Insure that the company that recycles your appliances properly recycles the metals and appropriately handles CFCs and compressor oil.
Related material... Compressor Oil, Hazardous Waste Disposal
See vendors... Friendly Earth, GC Recycles, JACO Environmental, Keppler Feed and Recycler, Schnitzer Steel Industries ...
Aqueous (water-based) Cleaners
You may need a special permit to discharge these cleaners to the sanitary sewer. Call your local sewer agency or King County Industrial Waste at 206-263-3000 for help. Never dispose to septic systems.
Related material... Caustics, Parts Washers
See vendors... Phoenix Environmental
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