Chemicals and acids

Old drums that were used for chemicals and acids

Includes paint and thinners, pesticides, machine oil, fertilisers, acids, handwash and spray sanitiser (ethanol, isopropyl), and antiseptic/hygienic gel or liquid.

Hazardous materials must be disposed at a specific facility that manages these materials safely.

Never place in wheelie bins or with mixed household waste to prevent fire and safety hazards.

Disposal / recycling options

Wheelie bins

Waste facilities

Notes and conditions

Domestic disposal is limited to 20 litres total of chemicals, paint and oil per visit.

Commercial disposal of hazardous chemicals and acids are not accepted at Council waste facilities.