All remnants of the antifreeze will go into the holding tanks and can be emptied at a dump station later. If for any reason you added RV antifreeze to the fresh water holding tank it will need to be drained before adding any potable water to the fresh water tank.
How do you dispose of RV antifreeze?
Some automotive service stations or parts stores can dispose of RV antifreeze safely. Some facilities can give it to the recyclers for you. They may charge you some fees. It is inadvisable to dump waste RV antifreeze down the sewer or drain.
Can you put RV antifreeze down the drain?
RV Antifreeze used on your RV water lines can be safely dumped down the drain, its nontoxic, and is in fact used in many cosmetics. Automotive antifreeze (Ethylene Glycol) is toxic and should be disposed of safely.
What do you do with RV antifreeze?
The best way to drain the antifreeze from your RV plumbing is to drain it out down an RV dump station, or into a bucket, then appropriately disposed of. Fill the fresh tank with water, and run the faucets and shower to flush the lines out, and dump the gray tank.
How do you dispose of pink RV antifreeze?
Since it is non toxic (we put it in our water lines) dump it anywhere. Unless you completely cleaned your holding tanks when you winterized your unit, I don’t think I would just dump the tanks anywhere, but yes, you can dump the tanks with the “Pink Stuff” in them at any dump station…..
Is blowing out RV water lines vs antifreeze?
It must be removed with air pressure or antifreeze after the tanks have fully drained. To use air to blow water from the system, connect an air compressor to the incoming fresh-water connection on the RV. If the RV has a hose reel, blow it out also.
Will RV antifreeze hurt you?
Benefits of Non-Toxic RV Antifreeze
One of the main benefits is simply that you won’t have to worry about this product lingering in the pipes of your RV. Even if it does, non-toxic RV antifreeze won’t hurt you should you happen to drink some of it.
Can you dump antifreeze on the ground?
Do not pour your waste antifreeze down the drain. Do not pour your antifreeze outside on the ground. Take your old, used, or tainted antifreeze to a local recycling center, service station, or auto parts shop.
What is the difference between RV antifreeze and regular antifreeze?
RV antifreeze is non-toxic and is used in the potable water systems of RVs and boats. Propylene glycol is the most common. Regular anti-freeze is toxic to humans and animals used only as an engine coolant or perhaps some other non-consumable applications. Ethylene glycol is the most common.
How many gallons of RV antifreeze do I need?
You’ll need at least 2 to 3 gallons of RV antifreeze depending on the size of your rig.
Will RV antifreeze kill grass?
Will RV Antifreeze Kill Grass? Good quality propylene glycol will not kill your grass nor your animals if they accidentally ingest a small amount. Now your regular automotive ethylene glycol antifreeze will kill grass.
Is RV antifreeze heavier than water?
Q: Will antifreeze protect a main drain line? A: Maybe, but keep in mind that antifreeze is heavier than water, and it will seek the lowest level in the pipe. If your main drain pipe has a steady pitch, as many do, you may notice the antifreeze coming out of the main drain, into the pool shortly after adding it.
Is RV antifreeze toxic to animals?
RV antifreeze made from Propylene Glycol is designed to be non-toxic. Despite this, RV antifreeze can be unsafe or deadly to dogs, cats, birds, poultry, and other animals in sufficient quantities.