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    Dispose of unused bleach

    Well a very cool end of Summer and we decided to close the pool. Wahw! But after best estimates, I have two gallons of 12.5% bleach left over. How should I dispose of it? My neighbors are not interested, you know, pool schooled.
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    Dispose of unused bleach

    You could dilute it some and use in the laundry or use to disinfect things or with water running right down the drain.

    I did a google search.
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    Re: Dispose of unused bleach

    Save it. It should still be usable in the spring. It won't be full strength, but it should be usable.
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    Re: Dispose of unused bleach

    Quote Originally Posted by Whatrymes
    Well a very cool end of Summer and we decided to close the pool. Wahw! But after best estimates, I have two gallons of 12.5% bleach left over. How should I dispose of it? My neighbors are not interested, you know, pool schooled.
    as others have said, keep one for the following year. In a cool place, out of light, it will lose some strength, but will still be usabale....

    dilute the other with water and you wont need to buy bleach for your laundry for several months....no need to put it down the drain...
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    Re: Dispose of unused bleach

    Why not use some to bring the pool up to SLAM level when you close it...or as Zea said, open it.
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