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Unread 12-05-2009, 04:40 PM   #1
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Disposing of Antifreeze

Do any of you know of any place that takes antifreeze? I've tried all of the auto parts stores and Midas and none of them do and they couldn't tell me where I could go. Ive got about 2 gallons of old stuff from my recent radiator replacement that I need to get rid of and I want to dispose of it properly.

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Unread 12-05-2009, 06:40 PM   #2
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Most auto parts places take anti-freeze in addition to oil. I know my local Pep Boys does. Call around to your local auto parts places and if that doesn't work, I know that most fire stations do too.
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Unread 12-05-2009, 07:18 PM   #3
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Most auto parts places take anti-freeze in addition to oil. I know my local Pep Boys does. Call around to your local auto parts places and if that doesn't work, I know that most fire stations do too.
I think we may have a Pep Boys here. I didn't know that some fire stations would take it too

Everyone's always "You gotta dispose of it properly, don't just dump it down the drain on on your neighbors lawn!" Yet they fail to mention just WHERE to dispose of it.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 06:50 AM   #4
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If you have municipal (city) sewage and NOT a septic system you can just pour antifreeze down the drain.

How to Properly Dispose of Used Oil, Transmission Fluid, Anti-Freeze, etc.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 11:34 AM   #5
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If you have municipal (city) sewage and NOT a septic system you can just pour antifreeze down the drain.

How to Properly Dispose of Used Oil, Transmission Fluid, Anti-Freeze, etc.
That's what they told me at the parts store, but man, that just seems wrong for some reason.
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Unread 12-07-2009, 09:35 AM   #6
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I hate to hijack this but what about old gasoline? I have a gas container that is filling up fast.

I guess I could give it to someone with a riding mower. I would use it myself but I just bought a new one and I am trying to take care of it.
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Unread 12-07-2009, 10:34 AM   #7
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Ask at radiator shops. They'll know. As for old gas, I blend it in with fresh gas about 1 gallon per tank unless it's super raunchy.
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Unread 12-07-2009, 12:39 PM   #8
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Put the old gas i an open container (like a bucket). It will evaporate in a week or so depending on how much you have.
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Unread 12-07-2009, 12:41 PM   #9
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Just leave it out for the nighbor's cats or neighborhood squirrels. They love the sweet taste of the glycerin
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Unread 12-07-2009, 01:09 PM   #10
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we always dumped it in with our waste oil....
For the poster asking about bad gas, unless it has water in it do like carnuck says and add it in in small amounts to something else.
I drain my boats tanks every spring and add 3 gallons of it to my truck when it has at least 3/4 of a tank and have had no problems doing that in 15 years.

We actually get paid for our waste oil when it gets picked up so any dropped off to us would be a benefit. It may be different in other states.
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