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 Melton City Council area
Council services for Chemicals & Paint
Melton City Council has listed the following locations where you can drop off your chemicals and paint.
Drop off locations for Chemicals and Paints
9 drop off businesses match on Chemicals and Paints within approx 60km of Melton VIC
Click the link for business details and map
Pick up locations for Chemicals and Paints
10 pick up businesses match your query on Chemicals and Paints
Click the link for business details
|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...||Vic||May apply|
|E&O Property Services & Rubbish Removal||Whatever the quantity or type of waste, we'll collect i...||Vic (Metro Area Only)||May apply|
|SITA-MediCollect||Click Business Name for details||Nationally||May apply|
|Red Rabbit Rubbish Removal & Recycling Service||We come to you with a truck team and do all the loading...||Vic (Metro Area Only)||May apply|
|Rapid Waste Management Services Pty Ltd||we will leave containers / bins on site for loading eit...||Vic||May apply|
|REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd||REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r...||Nationally||May apply|
|REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd||Click Business Name for details||Vic||May apply|
|Corio Waste Management Pty Ltd||Corio Waste Management can provide all or part of its t...||Vic (Metro Area Only)||May apply|
|ChemClear||ChemClear undertakes 2-3 state or regional collections ...||Nationally||Free|
Detox your Home - household chemical collection
Detox your home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of unwanted household chemicals without harming your health or the environment. The program is administered by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with local councils.
- Acids & alkalis
- Aerosol cans
- Brake fluid
- Cat body filler
- Car wax
- Cleaners - ammonia based
- Cooking oil
- Detergents, disinfectants & drain cleaners
- Fire extinguishers
- Floor-care products & waxes
- Fuels - petrol, diesel, kerosene, other
- Glues - water-based & solvents
- Herbicides & weed killers
- Insect spray/pesticides
- Nail polish & remover
- Oven cleaner
- Paint stripper, thinner & turps
- Pool chemicals
- Rat poison
- Transmission fluid
- Wood preservatives & finishes (oils & varnish)
For more information and to confirm the items that are accepted, please call 1800 353 233 or visit Sustainability Victoria's website.
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.