Fixer and bleach are certainly bad for the world. Some photography forums
have some info on ways to get the silver out of fixer using metal
sponges/scrapers, but I don't know. I've heard different things regarding
D19 or dektol, but unsure.
On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Kevin Timmins <on-on...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thats not what I mean Scott,
> I develop a lot of film pretty much every week and need to start storing
> the USED chemicals (especially now I'm starting to develop black and
> white). I don't want to pore that stuff down the sink when I've exhausted
> it. I need to know what I can mix to store because I need to know how many
> large containers I need to purchase. I will then get someone to collect it
> and dispose of it professionally once a year.
> > Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 10:07:12 -0400
> > From: klu...@panix.com
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Storing E-6 and D-19
> > Kodak has a nice little booklet on the subject.
> > In general, fixers, stop bath, and some kinds of bleaches will last a
> > time on the shelf, whereas mixed developers oxidize very quickly.
> > Squirting a little canned air into the bottle can help reduce oxidation
> > developer stock solutions, but I would be very surprised to hear of a
> > bottle of mixed stock solution lasting a year.
> > --scott
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