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What is chemical and hazardous waste?

 Chemicals and hazardous waste are items such as:

  • Paint / solvents
  • Poisons
  • Motor oil
  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes and globes
  • Cleaning products
  • Fertilisers

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How to dispose of chemical and hazardous waste?

The Victorian Government has set up 'Detox your home' - a free service to help you safely dispose of your toxic, unwanted household chemical and hazardous waste. They offer two ways to dispose this type of waste:

  1. Mobile drop off days
    Accepts a wide range of household chemicals on scheduled weekends. 
    Register for the next event near you
     
  2. Permanet drop off sites
    Accepts a limited range of household chemicals and hazardous waste. 
    Find the nearest permanent drop off site

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Not sure if your item is chemical and hazardous waste?

Check our A-Z Waste and Recycling guide or contact us by phone 9840 9333 or email waste@manningham.vic.gov.au

 

Can I place chemical and hazardous waste into my bins?

No. The Victorian Government has set up ‘Detox your home’ - a free service to help you safely dispose of your toxic, unwanted household chemical and hazardous waste. Find out how to dispose of chemical and hazardous waste

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