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    Disposal of lime

    What's the preferred / correct way of disposing of used lime?

    Bag it and bin it in the normal waste? Issues?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wibs View Post
    What's the preferred / correct way of disposing of used lime?

    Bag it and bin it in the normal waste? Issues?
    Ask your local tip their policy for the disposal of CaCo3

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    So Barry what is your preferred way ?
    I trust my rebreather implicitly I just don't trust the owner

    Onwards & downwards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colinicky View Post
    So Barry what is your preferred way ?
    it was an answer designed to make wibs go out and learn that information (that he should know from MOD1 anyway)
    Calcium Carbonate is the end result of used lime = calcite/chalk/limestone.
    same as you probably - bin it, not in a plastic bag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barrygoss View Post
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    Calcium Carbonate is the end result of used lime ...
    Can you not (in that case) put it on the garden? In small quantities it is good for most soils and plants. Certainly you could dig it in if you are in the habit of deep digging. My dad's old house in Linconlshire would have benefited from lime and probably a fair bit of it.

    How much do you guys generate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrisch View Post
    How much do you guys generate?
    About 2.5kg a dive day
    JJ wanker

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulo View Post
    About 2.5kg a dive day
    Ah. Probably too much to get rid of on the lawn. (Lawns like lime generally)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barrygoss View Post
    it was an answer (that he should know from MOD1 anyway)

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    I did my mod 1 years ago & certainly I was not told how to dispose of it .
    Times & instructors change though
    I trust my rebreather implicitly I just don't trust the owner

    Onwards & downwards.

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    Reduce acidification of the oceans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesp View Post
    Reduce acidification of the oceans.
    At least it's a little lighter to carry home!


 
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