Does the disposal of electronics pose an environmental hazard?

Answer On One Hand: E-Waste Can Be Very HazardousThere's little doubt that electronic waste, or "e-waste," poses one of the most serious environmental hazards of the 21st century. Currently, about 90 perc... Read More »

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Why vapours of flammable substances pose such a serious hazard?

It is not the flammable liquid that ignites, but the vapors (or vapours for our British cousins) that ignite. Vapor can travel a considerable distance from the liquid to an unforeseen source of ign... Read More »

Environmental Disposal Companies?

Environmental disposal companies not only pick up waste and drop them off in landfills, they also treat waste chemically to make it less harmful to the environment. They are in charge of disposing ... Read More »

Environmental Risk of Toyota Prius Battery Disposal?

The Toyota Prius uses a nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery. While NiMH batteries are effective for hybrid cars and are less environmentally damaging than their lead acid counterparts, there are st... Read More »

I am installing a new disposal. Can I run the disher line directly into the drain or do I need to run it to the new disposal?

Answer You can run it straight through, but the whole reason for running it through the disposal is to catch anything comming off your dishes before it can clog up the pipes.