Garbage Disposal in a Greywater System?

Subject: Re: use of garbage disposal with a greywater system
Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 From: Art Ludwig
To: priya priya priya priya wrote: > 

Hi, > Can you tell me if it's OK to have a garbage disposal > if you install a grey water system? > Is it better to compost? > Thanks, Priya

Most types of greywater systems choke on plain kitchen sink water, let alone garbage disposal effluent. Branched drain greywater systems are about the only system I know of which could probably handle kitchen sink water with garbage disposal effluent, in favorable conditions. Under most conditions it would be better to compost.


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