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RE: Garbage Diposals & Dishwashers



You left out the best option -- your friendly backyard compost pile, or
worm compost box!
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> From: 	Maya_Shah@radian.com[SMTP:Maya_Shah@radian.com]
> Sent: 	Friday, May 30, 1997 11:30 AM
> To: 	p2tech@great-lakes.net
> Subject: 	Garbage Diposals & Dishwashers
> 
>      
> 
> I would like to know what people think about garbage disposals. After
> taking a 
> few waastewater courses in college, I was convinced that the use of
> garbage 
> disposals for food waste was better than disposal in landfills. Other
> friends 
> have said that the thick waste produced by garbage disposals create
> problems 
> when people try to dispose of eggshells and skins of vegetables which
> are not 
> easily degraded.
> 
> What is the consensus? Better to throw everything possible into a
> garbage 
> disposal or into a conventional garbage can?
> 
> Also, are automatic dishwashers more or less efficient than
> handwashing?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> maya_shah@radian.com
>