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    Question Disposal of contaminated gas

    I have about 25 gals of contaminated gas I need to get rid of. The gas has both motor oil and solid particulates in it (ie rust, dirt) so I will not use it in any motor. Does anyone know what the proper disposal method is? The fuel is in containers that I would like to keep. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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    Many municipalities have hazardous waste disposal sites available to residents. I would call the city you live in and see what programs are available.

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    Use it to burn wast, like piles of brush. Just make a trail away from it and then get back.

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    Have a big party with a bon fire

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    Sure would make a purdy camp fire.

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    i believe gas stations have to take it back. I know that is true of motor oil.
    Pardon me, while I whip this out!

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    run it through your wife's car. she won't notice the difference.

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    Run it through a screened filter and use it in the mower. Don't stir up the bottom and you will be ok.

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    The mower is what I would do, I know gas stations around here used to take waste oil but don't anymore. You prolly could take it to the city dump where they have containers for waste like that but why waste 2 years worth of tractor gas

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    Originally posted by 27Fountain
    Use it to burn wast, like piles of brush. Just make a trail away from it and then get back.

    Will
    Take it from someone who's tried Randy, this method sounds good on paper, but will never work as planned. In the time you are pouring the gas, then the trail, then getting the container as far away as you can, the fumes will be all over everything. Light it and a whole field goes up!!! Try explaining that to a friends parents haha. If you know someone with a long driveway, one that is gravel, you can pour it in the middle, where the grass grows. That will kill it and keep it down for a few years.

    Tommy


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