Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Routine and Emergency Containment of Endosulfan

It is not a matter of Endosulfan alone.
All pesticides need disciplined and skilled handling.

Use generates waste. The latter has to be disposed off so that it does not harm of inconvenience the environment and people.

Laws must have precedence over our opinions. Some countries prescribe that pesticide containers must be buried in soil.

The United Kingdom has well-developed facilities for correct pesticide waste disposal.

Here is an illustrative link:

Containment, sodium hydroxide, and solar evaporation are the three cheapest ways for Endosulfan waste disposal. Here is a useful link:

There is also a strong case for community incinerators with scrubbers in high-usage zones.

Please email

or leave a post below if you have personal experience and suggestions for safe disposal of Endosulfan waste.

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