|Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: C2pattee (C2patteeaol.com)|
|Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 13:30:25 -0600 (MDT)|
In a message dated 5/17/00 12:06:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time, cohousing-l [at] freedom2.mtn.org writes: > > Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 18:49:00 -0500 (CDT) > From: "Fred H. Olson" <fholson [at] cohousing.org> > To: cohousing-L list <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> > Subject: Re: Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes > Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10005161847080.14135-100000 [at] freedom.mtn.org> > Mahalo, > > I read retired environmental health administrator's comments about > dishwater stuff, and tend to agree with him about the use of chlorine, --i was quite interested in your response, but CHRISTINE is not a "him" <bg>. oops-dishwashing duty for you tonight -- big tub of hot, hot water, rubber gloves and bleach rinse, just the way we used to do it in camp. in sisterhood, christine pattee > instead of other chemicals. I feel the best is very hot water, as the > environmental costs are dependent on how you produce the energy to heat the > water, and not the "wastewater product" coming out of the dishwater. Im a > current (not retired yet) environmental specialist in water issues, and > deeply involved in "onsite wastewater" issues, so have given some thought to > > the old water in, water out principal. > > Whichever chemicals you use are going to flow, either to the local town > sewer system, or your own septic system, the least harmful, in diluted and > intermediate doses is chlorine, so,as it disapates and is used up, as it > moves through the waste plumbing system, (some larger city sewer systems > actually add chlorine to raw sewage to "freshen" it up (keep it more > aerobic) Well with these rambles, I like to suggest hot water (which has > its own problems with moving hot grease down the pipes and causing problems) > > or a chlorine rinse. > Just some thoughts from California. > > > >Subject: Dishwashers, bleach rinse and post office boxes > >Date: Sun, 14 May 2000 17:41:57 -0500 > >
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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