Recycling Near You - Chemical Waste/Hazardous Collection in the Fairfield City Council area

Chemicals

It is important to dispose of chemical waste appropriately as they can have a serious impact on the environment if not handled correctly.

Please check with your council prior to dropping off materials if the materials are actually accepted at their listed depot.

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Coolants

Farm Chemicals

Pesticides

Pool Chemicals

Paint & Solvents

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CleanOut

The Department of Environment and Conservation NSW is working with local councils to provide drop-off events for old or leftover chemicals found around the home.

Household quantities of the following chemicals are accepted:

  • Paint & paint related products
  • Pesticides, herbicides and poisons
  • Solvents and household cleaners
  • Motor oils, fuels and fluids
  • Batteries
  • Gas bottles & fire extinguishers
  • Pool chemicals
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Hobby chemicals
  • Fluorescent tubes

To find the date and the location of your closest collection:
Visit: The CleanOut Website or call CleanOut on 13 15 55.

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Old and unwanted medicines around the home are a household hazard and can be dangerous if taken when they are out-of-date, not prescribed for you or within reach of children. To find out how to safely dispose of unwanted and out-of-date medicines visit the medicine section on this site.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.