Chemical disposal


The next chemical collection at St Ives Showground is 9 and 10 May 2020, 9am to 3.30pm at St Ives Showground, 450 Mona Vale Road.

To find out other drop off dates and locations nearby please visit the Chemical CleanOut website.

Chemical Collection

At the Chemical CleanOut Collection the following items are accepted:

  • solvents and household cleaners
  • floor care products
  • ammonia-based cleaners
  • fluorescent tubes and globes
  • batteries, including car batteries
  • paint and paint-related products
  • poisons
  • pesticides and herbicides
  • gas bottles
  • fire extinguishers
  • pool and hobby chemicals
  • acids and alkalis
  • motor oils, fuels and fluids
  • oil heaters / column heaters

Pack your unwanted chemicals in secure containers to ensure they don't leak or spill.

Only household quantities accepted 20kg or 20L maximum container size.

Call the Environment Line on 131 555 to find out about correct disposal for commercial chemicals.

Community Recycling Centres For Household Problem Waste (CRCs)

Did you know that you can now drop off common household problem wastes at one of the nearby community recycling centres?

Accepted items are:

  • Paints
  • Gas bottles and fire extinguishers
  • Household and car batteries
  • Fluoro Globes and tubes
  • Smoke detectors
  • Motor oils and other oils

Please note : That the community recycling centres are NOT able to accept all items that are accepted in the chemical collection.

Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre

29 Sefton Road
Tuesday - Friday 8.30am - 4pm (closed Monday)
Saturday 8.30am to 12pm (closed Sunday)
For more information visit Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre

Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre

8 Waltham Street
Monday, Tuesday & Friday 8am - 2pm (closed Wednesday & Thursday)
Saturday & Sunday 8am - 4pm

For more information generally visit EPA Community Recycling Centres


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