Hazardous waste must NOT be placed in any of your household waste or recycling bins.

NO HOUSEHOLD BIN
What are Hazardous items?
Acids/alkalis
Batteries (lead acid/rechargeable)
Gas bottles
Herbicides
Insecticides
Paints
Pesticides
Pharmaceuticals
Pool chemicals
Solvents (such as paint thinners)
Stains
Varnishes
Waste oil

Green Industries SA

Green Industries SA (GISA) provides a service for the collection of hazardous household waste and farm chemicals at the GISA Hazardous Waste Depot located at the corner of Magazine Road and Henschke Street, Dry Creek. The depot will be open on Tuesday 2 July from 9am-12pm and will be closeing in late July. From mid July, you can take unwanted chemicals and paint to new, more convenient locations in Campbelltown, Heathfield, North Plympton and Edinburgh.

This service is only available to householders and farmers. The depot will not accept wastes from businesses.

Items NOT Accepted
Ammunition or explosives (contact the Police 131 444)
Asbestos (Click here for information on safely and legally removing asbestos or contact EPA or Safe Work SA)
Pressurised gas cylinders (contact the EPA your local council), or contact All Pressure Testing at Lonsdale on 8384 6737 or Elgas at Para Hills West on 8368 4700
Radioactive materials (contact the EPA Radiation Branch)
Tyres (see details under Tricky Items or contact the EPA)

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 or visit the Green Industries SA website.