On 12/8/2011 9:44 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I almost added that my first house was on a sewer system and I made the
mistake of figuring I'd get rid of some smelly crab shells by putting
down disposal and I clogged the pipe. Fortunately I got it snaked out
without a plumber but learned my lesson that disposals should not be
used for bulk garbage disposal.
On Wed, 7 Dec 2011 19:53:51 -0800 (PST), "hr(bob) email@example.com"
We presently have a disposal installed with the same scenario, city water, on
site sewerage, and only tow people. The system was pumped for the first time in
eight years this summer.
In a previous house, we had a disposal with and old fashioned cesspool with no
drainage field. That one had to be pumped every four to six weeks due to a
high, very high, water table. No clue if the disposal ever filled that on up.
The water sure did.
New Eagle, PA
We have a garbage grinder on a septic system and have used it for 22
years w/o a problem for minor organic waste. The tanks have been pumped
perhaps four times w/o a problem.
On 12/7/2011 10:53 PM, hr(bob) firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
We're on our 3rd house with septic and never had a disposal. Compost is the
answer. Peel those veggies into a single sheet of newspaper and throw it
into the compost bin, or garbage if you prefer.
I wouldn't install one and also don't throw coffee grounds down the sink
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