Please keep hazardous chemicals and batteries out.
Hazardous waste must NOT be placed in any of your household waste, recycling or green bins.

Hazardous items include:  
  • Acids/alkalis
  • Batteries – Lead acid/rechargeable *alkaline AA, AAA, C,D & 9V are accepted in the general waste bin in small quantities. Alternatively you can recycle them at participating stores and some Councils. Check ‘batteries’ in the A-Z directory for more details
  • Gas bottles
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Paints
  • Pesticides
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents (such as paint thinners)
  • Stains
  • Varnishes
  • Waste oil

Free drop off locations NOW OPEN:

North Plympton: 181 Morphett Road, North Plympton. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, Saturday 8am-3pm, Sunday 10am-3pm

Campbelltown: 6 Newton Road, Campbelltown. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-3pm 

Edinburgh North: Gate 3, Bellchambers Road, Edinburgh North. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, Weekends 9am-3pm

Heathfield: 32 Scott Creek Road, Healthfield. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 7.30am-4pm, Weekends 9am-4pm

For queries on where to take paint, and household chemicals, or more details on the new opening times please call 8204 2051

For your nearest free paint drop off location, visit PaintBack's website: www.paintback.com.au

Items NOT accepted:

Important note: medical waste also has specific licensing and management requirements and is not part of this collection.

Hazardous waste queries

For further queries, please contact Green Industries South Australia on (08) 8204 2051