Chemical Waste - Household Chemical CleanOut

The Household Chemical CleanOut Event in September 2021 has been cancelled as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Stay at home orders are in place. To limit the movement of people during the lockdown restrictions:
  • all Household Chemical CleanOut events scheduled within the lockdown period are cancelled
  • Community Recycling Centres are subject to closures or reduced hours.
Please safely store your household problem waste in clearly labelled containers, in a cool dry place away from children and pets until services resume.

For more information, please visit the EPA website.

 

Sutherland Shire Council hosts 2 Household Chemical CleanOut events per year at Bellingara Netball Centre Carpark,  99-105 Bellingara Road, Miranda to help residents clean out their household chemicals the right way. 

This drop off service is open to all residents in NSW.

If our scheduled collection dates do not suit, please visit the EPA website for other chemical collection dates across Sydney.  

What materials are accepted:

  • Paint and paint related products 
  • Pesticides / herbicides and other garden chemicals
  • Poisons 
  • Motor oils, fuels and fluids 
  • Batteries, household and car 
  • Gas bottles 
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Oils 
  • Pool chemicals 
  • Acids and alkalis 
  • Hobby chemicals 
  • Smoke alarms 
  • Solvents and household cleaners
  • Ammonia based cleaners
  • Fluorescent globes and tubes
  • Oil filled heater

Only household quantities accepted (20L or 20kg), except paint. Up to 100L (in 20L containers) of paint accepted.

Please transport your materials carefully and remain in your vehicle at the collection site.

 

Transporting your materials safely

Transporting your materials safely to a CleanOut collection is important. Here are some top tips for safe storage and transportation:

  • Ensure containers are clearly labelled and well-sealed. If you do not know the contents, label the container ‘UNKNOWN CHEMICAL’.
  • Wherever possible keep all chemicals in their original containers.
  •  Never mix chemicals as this may produce dangerous reactions.
  •  Liquid can leak during transportation. Wrap old or damaged containers in newspaper, place in a sturdy plastic bag and then in a plastic container or tray.
  •  Keep household chemicals away from passengers e.g. in the boot.

This a NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy. 

For other locations, please visit EPA Household Chemical CleanOut or call the Environment Line on 131 555.

 
 
 

 

Location

Address: 99-105 Bellingara Road, Miranda

More information

Policies and documents

Local Waste Management Plan Domestic Waste Service Collection Policy

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