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How Do I Replace Wall Waste With a Floor Waste Toilet?
Category : Home & Garden
Replacing a wall-hung or wall-waste discharge toilet with a floor-discharge model is a time consuming and somewhat difficult process that requires special tools and a certain amount of patience and skill. However, a determined do-it-yourselfer can accomplish the task with careful attention to detail and a little technical knowledge.Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Nee

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The Difference between Waste Recovery & Waste Disposal
Category : Home & Garden
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), almost every activity that people engage in produces some form of waste. The EPA defines solid waste as garbage, refuse, sludge produced from wastewater and discarded materials that include solid, liquids, semisolid and gaseous materials and substances. Waste disposal involves the use of landfills, combustion and the transfer stations, while

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What Is the Difference Between Hazardous Waste & Solid Waste?
Category : Business
Hazardous waste threatens human health or the environment if it is carelessly thrown away, dumped into the ground or handled improperly. According to the EPA, solid waste or municipal solid waste (MSW) is commonly known as trash or garbage. It refers to the overall garbage created by a community, including household waste, as well as the waste generated by businesses, schools and institutions.

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Hazardous Waste vs Special Waste
Category : Health
Hazardous waste is waste that can harm you and the environment if mismanaged. Special wastes are wastes that can cause unknown risks to humans and the environment. Hazardous wastes include household products that contain corrosive solvents or wastes that contain lead and arsenic. Special wastes can include fertilizers or contaminated soil. Hazardous Waste DefinitionHazardous waste needs to be c

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Waste King SS8000 Versus Waste King 8000
Category : Home & Garden
The SS8000 and 8000 are garbage disposal models manufactured by the California-based company, Anaheim Manufacturing Company. Both models are a part of AMC's Waste King disposals. However, model No. 8000 is a part of the Waste King Legend Series, while the SS8000 is a part of the Waste King Gourmet Series of disposals. DifferencesThe Waste King Legend Series 8000 and the Waste King Gourmet Serie

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How to Ask for Waste Oil
Category : Cars
In this era of high diesel prices, an ever increasing number of people are using spent fry oil to fuel their diesel vehicles. And why not? It seems like a dream-come-true: Taking other people's garbage off their hands for the purpose of fueling your vehicle. You get free fuel, and you reduce their waste output. Converting your diesel vehicle to fry-oil is simple, and, in some areas, unnecessary. Y

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About E-Waste
Category : Legal
What is E-Waste? Maybe you've never heard of the informal term, but chances are you already know what E-Waste is. E-Waste is composed of electronic devices--computers, videogame consoles, fax machines, cell phones and televisions--that are discarded, sometimes because they are broken but more often because their technology is obsolete. However, more problematic than the massive amount of electr

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What Is Waste Oil?
Category : Cars
Waste oil is oil that can no longer be used for its original purpose because of impurities or the loss of its original properties as a result of use or handling. The Environmental Protection Agency defines it as oil mixed with hazardous waste that has to be disposed of---as opposed to "used oil," which can be recycled, refined or burned for energy. SourcesWaste oil comes from synthetic or refin

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How to Use Waste Oil for Heat
Category : Home & Garden
As reserves of oil become scarcer over the next few decades, it will be increasingly important to make every drop count. Waste oil can heat your home just as effectively as new heating oil --- you can take an old water heater and turn it into an ancillary heater, where you take the "waste" out of waste oil.Difficulty:ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Need
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Waste Oil AST Regulations
Category : Legal
An above-ground storage tank (AST) can be used to store many types of liquid, including waste oil. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates facilities that have ASTs to protect the ground and groundwater from contamination. SignificanceASTs must be regulated because of the danger posed by leaking oil. Spilled oil can contaminate an area far larger than the volume of the spill and can

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