Dispose of chemicals and hazardous waste

Chemicals and hazardous waste are items such as:

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

Not sure if your item is chemical and hazardous waste?

Check our A-Z Waste and Recycling guide or contact us

Can you place chemical and hazardous waste into the bin?

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. 

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. Permanent drop off sites
    Accepts a limited range of household chemicals and hazardous waste.
    Find the nearest permanent drop off site.

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