Household Chemical waste and hazardous materials include household cleaners, automotive products, garden chemicals, paints, thinners, adhesives, varnishes, pool cleaners, batteries and asbestos.
Please check with your council prior to dropping off materials if the materials are actually accepted at their listed depot.
Paintback is a cost-effective solution for households and trade painters to remove unwanted paint and packaging, providing 70 disposal locations nationally. This program is the first such national program in the world to be developed and voluntary run by the paint industry. More than a million litres of unwanted paint has been diverted from landfill in the first year. Click for a location near you and further information about the program.
Chemical Waste/Hazardous Collection in the Brisbane City Council area
Council services for Chemicals & Paint
Brisbane City Council has listed the following locations where you can drop off your chemicals and paint.
- Drop off Facility - Nudgee Transfer Station
- Drop off Facility - Willawong Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station
- Drop off Facility - Chandler Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station
- Drop off Facility - Ferny Grove Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station
Drop off locations for Chemicals and Paints
13 drop off businesses match on Chemicals and Paints within approx 60km of Brisbane QLD
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Pick up locations for Chemicals and Paints
9 pick up businesses match your query on Chemicals and Paints
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|Business Name||Details||Picks up||Fees||Approved||Provider|
|Toxfree||Click Business Name for details||Nationally||May apply|
|Cleanaway||Please contact Cleanaway on 13 13 39 to enquire about p...||Qld||May apply|
|SITA-MediCollect||Click Business Name for details||Nationally||May apply|
|Steve's Rubbish Removals||Click Business Name for details||Qld||May apply|
|Evans Landing Landfill||Click Business Name for details||Qld (Metro Area Only)||May apply|
|Planet Paints Pty Ltd||We currently service Toowoomba and surrounds, Brisbane,...||Qld (Metro Area Only)||May apply|
|REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd||REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r...||Nationally||May apply|
|ChemClear||ChemClear undertakes 2-3 state or regional collections ...||Nationally||Free|
|Planet Paints Pty Ltd||Planet Paints is in Brisbane up to 5 days per week. We...||Qld (Metro Area Only)||May apply|
What to do with other chemicals or hazardous waste
Asbestos: As asbestos is classed as a hazardous material it may only be disposed of at certain locations in Australia. To find out how to safely dispose of asbestos visit the asbestos section on this site.
Medicines: Old and unwanted medicines around the home are a household hazard and can be dangerous if taken when they are out-of-date, not prescribed for you or within reach of children. To find out how to safely dispose of unwanted and out-of-date medicines visit the medicine section on this site.
Farm chemicals: These can be disposed of through the ChemClear Program.
Sharps: Sharps must not be placed in your recycling bin or garbage bin. For health and safety reasons, please place your sharps in a secure and strong puncture resistant container, such as an Australian Standard Sharps container. You can dispose of this container at authorised collection points.
Ammunition and Flares: These should be taken to your local police station.