Chemicals and hazardous waste such as solvents, poisons, cleaning products, fertiliser and car care products cannot be placed into your household bins for disposal.

The Victorian Government has set up a free service 'Detox your Home' allowing residents to safely dispose of their household chemical and hazardous waste.

Mobile drop off days

The Detox your Home mobile drop off days accept a wide range of household chemical products on scheduled weekends, at specific collection sites around Victoria.

To view collection sites and dates, please refer to the Detox Your Home program.

Permanent drop off sites

Banyule Waste Recovery Centre is a permanent drop off facility accepting a limited range of household chemicals and hazardous waste.  

Items that will be accepted:

  • Paint (up to 40 litres and maximum 5 tins)
  • Motor oil
  • Car and household batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent globes (CFLs)

Items that will not be accepted:

  • Containers larger than 20 litres
  • LPG gas automotive fuel tanks
  • Chemicals used for commercial and industrial purposes
  • Household chemicals not listed above