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Excess Petrol

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by RIDDLER, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. I have a 5L can of petrol that I just found when we moved into our house 2 years ago. So its most likely not lawn mower worthy and wondering if anyone knows how I can dispose the petrol safely without starting a bon fire on spending a million dollars at the tip

  2. Most councils usually have some sort of hazardous chemical collection/disposal system in place - so best to start there. I've offloaded sooo much stuff that way, including some very nasty stuff (mercury, thallium, arsenic, uranium, bromoform, etc.)
  3. Put it in a Jap bike.
  4. While I realise the answer may be along the lines of "I could tell ya, but then I'd have to kill ya", how and why do you find yourself in a situation where you need to dispose of these substances?
  5. just light the bastard
  6. I agree with Goz. Light that sucker
  7. It'd be more worrying if I was in a situation where I needed them ;).

    Simple answer is that when you work for a University it's remarkably easy to accumulate all sorts of strange things. Occasionally though you do reach a point where quantities go from "it might come in useful someday" to "I'm not sure if I really want to be answering questions about this" :LOL:
  8. You never know when you need a Molotov cocktail.
  9. put it in a microwave.

  10. as a fire fighter i say light the ****er
  11. Pour it on yourself, set it alight, then jump some huge gap on your bike and record it for posterity.

    Realistically, use it on the weeds.
  12. Give it to a mechanic, old petrol is great to wash parts in.
  13. All great suggestions as always so looks like I'll be lighting the mother :D