tanning wastes

Submitted by charles on 11/30/04 at 11:33 AM. ( charles111961@yahoo.com ) 164.58.177.38

this question may have been addressed before but til I get a computer at home the library is where i begin. What are some of the ways to get rid of the waste liquids in tanning, where i live i have septic system but my shop is not connected. In fact it doesnt have water or septic but thats my plan and i need some good advice on disposal methods, thanks

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What liquids?

This response submitted by James Parrish on 11/30/04 at 11:39 AM. ( ) 204.211.171.11

What liquids are you going to dispose of? There are dozens of different chemicals used in tanning processes... Some are easily disposed of and others are hazardous. Tell us what you're using and we'll try to help.


safetee acid

This response submitted by charles on 11/30/04 at 11:51 AM. ( charles111961@yahoo.com ) 164.58.177.38

lutan or similar tanning solutions


Safetee Acid

This response submitted by James Parrish on 11/30/04 at 12:36 PM. ( ) 204.211.171.11

You can re-use safetee acid as long as it looks clean and the pH stays right. Once its dirty, I usually dump in a little baking soda and dump it in the yard (it supposedly breaks down into fertilizer). I've never used lutan and can't comment on it.


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