|Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H. Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Sun, 14 May 2000 16:50:59 -0600 (MDT)|
Christine Pattee Greater Hartford CT Cohousing c2pattee [at] aol.com is the author of the message below but due to a problem it was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager: fholson [at] cohousing.org To get off Cohousing-L, send email with UNSUBSCRIBE COHOUSING-L in the msg body to: listproc [at] cohousing.org Questions? email Fred - addr above -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- > Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 00:55:01 EDT > From: Berrins [at] aol.com > Subject: Dishwashers, yet again... > > Hi folks. > > We at Pathways need specific information re: commercial dishwashers. I've > read the archives and past posts and got a lot of general information. > However, I haven't seen any information about specific brands (except > Hobart). We are on the verge of buying one and would love to hear > about your experiences with whatever brand you have. We had picked > out an ADS model, but later found out that all ADS models use a > bleach sanitizing rinse. Bleach is an environmental bummer, so we're > looking for a diferent brand. > i'm not a chemist, just a retired public health administrator, so i tend to think about things like sewage and safety. i should think that most final cycles on a commercial dishwasher would be an environmental bummer, since the point is to kill germs big time. superhot water would do it, but is expensive to produce. other chemicals would do it, but are likely to be worse than bleach. i've always thought of bleach as one of those good old standbys that do the job cheaply and efficiently, and therefore get over looked by the capitalist system (just like solar power). does anybody have more solid information on this? on another thread, post office boxes, i'm replying here from a safety perspective. in case of fire or accident, emergency vehicles need to be able to know exactly where to go. therefore, every individual dwelling unit should have its own number clearly displayed on the front. we now segue into post office boxes. once every house has its own number, the post office should be able to deliver to that address, whether directly to the front door, or to a numbered box. apartment houses almost always have individual boxes behind locked doors, which is why postal carriers have a huge ring of keys. it's my understanding that postal rules are a federal system, and therefore should be pretty much the same across the country. have the people getting community mail all in one big pile considered demanding a little better service from their local post office? Christine Pattee Greater Hartford CT Cohousing c2pattee [at] aol.com
Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes Fred H. Olson, May 14 2000
- Re: Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes Fred H. Olson, May 16 2000
- Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes C2pattee, May 17 2000
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