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Can bioremediation work on totes with a base oil product  RSS feed

 
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Good day all,

My dad was given a bunch of 250 Gallon totes that stored http://lubricants.petro-canada.ca/en/products/313.aspx in them and I am wondering if there is any possible way to do bioremediation on these enough that they would serve a purpose for something positive. Now no I would never put drinking water in them and no I am not too cheap to buy food grade ones, I simply hate to see them go to waste and in the very least would use the cage structure in for something. So I am wondering if anyone on here knows of an earth friendly way to work with them. I have heard some talk of mushrooms working with petroleum for clean up or would bio fuel work for storing in them. They are your basic plastic 4' by 4' by 4'. Any thoughts of a purpose they could hold?
 
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Kevin, paul stamets has done some work in this area. Have you heard of him ? Here is a link to a talk he gave .

http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_stamets_on_6_ways_mushrooms_can_save_the_world.html
 
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Yes I have I am a big fan of his and have actually emailed his main site as well as here to see if he has anything he can sell me to grow in these. Thank you for the link and if he answers I will share anything I learn in this thread as well
 
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