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Spent Pickle


#1

Hi to All

I was wondering how to dispose of spent pickle ( Sodium Bisulfate
) in an environmentally and Legal way. I live in Iowa, USA

Thanks for any input Jim Blumer


#2

Completely neutralize it with baking soda, and if you want take
it to a hazardous waste site (landfills usually have them once in
a while).

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#3

was wondering how to dispose of spent pickle ( Sodium Bisulfate )
in an environmentally and Legal way. I live in Iowa, USA

Jim The safest way is to nutrealize the pickel. We use baking
soda or pot ash. Mix a small ammount of pickel into a large bowl
of baking soda and slowly add pickel until the soda or pot ash is
exhausted. This will be evident when the mixture stops reacting.
Then add a little more ash or soda then a little more pickel
until you are out of used pickel. Remember never add the soda to
the pickel. Always add the pickel to the soda/ash. When all
bubbeling has been stopped I usually add a little more soda just
to be on the safe side. It is now ok to dispose of it down the
drain if you must or call a local chemical wast co and have them
pick it up. RED


#4

After neutralizing, I let my pickel evaporate - I keep a kitty
litter box handy (no more kitty) pour the baking soda into the
bottom of the box, and then dump my spent pickel. Wait a few
days, and it’s all turned to white powder which can be brushed
into the garbage can.