CancelledHousehold Chemical Clean Out

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Household Chemical Cleanout

We partner with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to give our residents a free and environmentally-safe way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals.

It's a great opportunity for you to clean out your cupboards, garages, sheds and laundries of unwanted chemicals and drop them into Council to be recycled or disposed of correctly.

Materials accepted:

  • paint and paint-related products such as thinners, strippers and varnish
  • pesticides and herbicides such as fungicides, bait/poisons, wood preservatives
  • solvents and household cleaners
  • motor oils, fuels and fluids
  • batteries
  • gas bottles
  • fire extinguishers
  • pool chemicals
  • acids and alkalis
  • hobby chemicals, such as photography chemicals
  • fluorescent tubes.

Not accepted:

  • chemicals before or after the event.
  • business-related and commercial quantities. Call the Environment Line on 131 555 for correct disposal for businesses.

Tips and info

  • Only household quantities accepted (usually up to 20 litres of a liquid waste or 20 kilograms).
  • Materials collected are treated and disposed in a manner least harmful to the environment and human health.
  • Transport materials in original containers if possible, without mixing, and ensure containers are well-sealed.
  • Containers with liquids should be wrapped in newspaper and secured in plastic bags, then packed into buckets or trays.
  • Transport materials in a space away from passengers, such as in your boot.

When (All dates cancelled)

  • Saturday, 14 August 2021 | 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM


Minnamurra Waste & Recycling Centre, 446 Riverside Drive, MINNAMURRA 2533  View Map

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