Council provides a free annual household waste collection around August/September where householders can dispose of the following items:

  • batteries
  • paint stripper
  • pool chemicals
  • thinners and degreasers
  • petrol, oil and batteries
  • cleaning chemicals – bleach and disinfectants
  • wood preservatives
  • garden chemicals and pesticides
  • fluorescent light bulbs

Items that will not be collected are:

  • paint
  • electronics
  • asbestos
  • medical waste or needles
  • ammunition or explosives and
  • commercial waste
  • gas cylinders

Safe disposal of contaminants

A link to more information about how to safely dispose of contaminants is provided in the Resources & Links section.

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Last updated on 07 Feb 2017