Re: Burning Plastic in Campfire?
RW Skelton (wvhsrws@NORTHSTAR.K12.AK.US)
Fri, 1 Mar 1996 15:08:57 -0900
On Thu, 29 Feb 1996, Eric Sit wrote:
> Just wondering if anyone knows what can be burned and what cannot be burned in
Plastic is definately a no-no, gives out toxic vapors. Not to say
that I haven't done stupid things in the past, and boy plastic forks were
fun because they melt and fire comes off them, but we were reprimanded
and informed on this one when we got caught.
> In many conservation areas, one has to carry the garbage out of the area if th
> cannot be burned. Is there any DNR or BSA guideline on this?
I think it is more a matter of risk of forest fire. Also, it
seriously impacts the land, so that too.
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