Environmentally Sound Practices in the Marina Industry: Summer Operations: Chapter 05: Waste Disposal
Chapter Abstract: This is clip 5 of 7 for this video. Provide plenty of well placed trash and recycling bins. Recycling is everyone’s responsibility. Encourage boaters to recycle hazardous products. Post a “need / have” bulletin board at the marina office. Organic waste from fish cleaning must be kept out of the marinas to prevent pollution. Fish waste can be composted or placed in a plastic bag foe disposal. Human waste must be properly treated and discharged. Latrine discharge within a marina is illegal. Provide shore side toilets should be offered to boaters. Many marinas are offering to inspect sanitation devices to ensure they are working properly. Many marinas are now required to offer pump out services for septic tanks systems on boats.
Author: Maryland Center for Environmental Training / College of Southern Maryland
Publication Date: 1999
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|Chapter 01: Introduction|
|Chapter 02: Petroleum Products|
|Chapter 03: Fueling Techniques|
|Chapter 04: Fuel Storage|
|Chapter 05: Waste Disposal|
|Chapter 06: Quiz|
|Chapter 07: Conclusions|
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