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Chemicals

What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Drysdale Landfill accepts small domestic quantities (no larger than 6 x 4 trailer) of asbestos.


Did you know?

Conditions of disposal:

Plastic or steam pipes should be placed under the load to so that it can slide off the trailer.

Material needs to be:

  • Double wrapped in black builders plastic.
  • Double taped with grey duct tape.

Depositor must be able to remove wrapped material without breaking.

Contact the Drysdale Landfill office to make the appointment one hour before arrival.

Material can not be accepted after 3:00pm.



What to do with it?

Drop off barbecue gas bottles (up to 9kg) for free at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre in Douro St North Geelong.


Did you know?

Safe Storage of Your Gas Bottle:

It is best to store gas bottles outdoors in a well ventilated space. Gas bottles should never be stored indoors.

Gas bottles should always be stored upright. Do not store gas bottles near an ignition source.

If you store your BBQ or patio heater indoors, when not in use, you should always detach the gas bottle first and store it separately outdoors.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Commercial customers can contact Toxfree on 1300 TOXFREE (1300 869 373) for details of their services.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Expired out of date flares can be disposed of at selected police stations.

Under no circumstances should flares be placed in any of the kerbside bins. In the past they have caused fires in the collection truck.


Did you know?

Contact your local police station for a location to dispose of expired flares.



What to do with it?

Drop off fluorescent tubes for free at Geelong Resource Recovery Centre in Douro St North Geelong.

This service is not available at the Drysdale Resource Recovery Centre.


Did you know?

Fluorescent globes and tubes contain mercury. Tube recycling involves crushing the tubes to separate the phosphor powder from the glass.

The powder is fed through into receiving containers with a filtering process to capture any fugitive mercury emissions.

The mercury is then processed for separation by distillation and sold for a range of industrial uses.

The glass and metals remaining from the process are also recycled.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Drop off barbecue gas bottles (up to 9 Kg) for free at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre in Douro St North Geelong.


Did you know?

Safe Storage of Your Gas Bottle:

It is best to store gas bottles outdoors in a well ventilated space. Gas bottles should never be stored indoors.

Gas bottles should always be stored upright. Do not store gas bottles near an ignition source.

If you store your BBQ or patio heater indoors, when not in use, you should always detach the gas bottle first and store it separately outdoors.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Commercial customers can contact Toxfree on 1300 TOXFREE (1300 869 373) for details of their services.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a chemical commercial service. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Incandescent globes should be wrapped in paper and placed in your household rubbish bin.


Did you know?

Energy saving lights and other compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) and tubes contain a small amount of mercury. They can not be placed in your household recycling bin.

To recycle these lights - dropped them off at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre. This is a free service and is part of the City's recycling program.



What to do with it?

Drop off motor oil for free at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre in Douro St North Geelong.


Did you know?

Used oil can be cleaned of contaminants and can be recycled again and again. There are many uses for recycled oil. Read more.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Place in the garbage bin.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Drop off domestic quantities (up to 30 litres) of paint for free at the Drysdale or Geelong Resource Recovery Centres at no cost.


Did you know?

There are many ways that paint can be recycled.



What to do with it?

Paint cans can be dropped of at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.


Did you know?

Find out more about paint recycling.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Commercial customers can contact Toxfree on 1300 TOXFREE (1300 869 373) for details of their services.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Put it in the red lid garbage bin.


Did you know?

Smoke detectors are safe to place in the red lid garbage bin.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.



What to do with it?

Can be dropped off at a Detox your Home event. The next Detox your Home drop off day in the Geelong region will be in February 2020.


Did you know?

Sustainability Victoria operate these events throughout Victoria. Visit Sustainability Victoria for details.

Paint can be dropped off for free anytime at the Geelong Resource Recovery Centre.

Toxfree provides a commercial service for recycling chemicals. Fees apply. Contact Toxfree for details.