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The Right Way To Dispose
Of Bleach
Ironically, the simplest way to safely dispose of bleach is by pouring it down the drain, but you can't just dump the bottle out and call it a day. Since it’s full of potentially dangerous chlorine, it's important to add lots of water and heavily dilute the cleaning product before dumping it down the drain.
If you decide to pour bleach down the drain, be careful not to mix it with any other cleaning products. As Hunker describes, it's easy to accidentally mix cleaning products or other chemicals in your pipes, especially if you pour bleach down the drain and then a roommate cleans with another chemical.
Some municipalities may even request that you take unused bleach to a household hazardous waste facility rather than attempting to dispose of it at home. As always, check with your local laws and regulations before disposing of any chemicals.