Services we offer
A household chemicals and paint drop-off day will be held from 9am - 3pm on Saturday 27 October 2018 at the Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre, 181 Morphett Road, North Plympton.
This free service is open to all South Australian householders and trade painters. Only household chemicals and up to 100 litres of paint will be accepted per load.
Large quantities of commercial chemicals from businesses will not be accepted.
The following items are also accepted at the drop-off day, however there are readily available alternatives for recycling these items listed on our Other waste page (refer to link below):
Household, garden and pool chemicals are dangerous to the community and the environment. They must not be put in any of your bins at home. Hazardous household waste includes chemicals, insecticides, varnishes and solvents from your kitchen, bathroom, laundry and garden shed.
Hazardous household waste and farm chemicals can be taken for free disposal to the waste depot operated by Green Industries SA (GISA) located at the corner of Magazine Road and Henschke Street, Dry Creek.
This service is provided free of charge by GISA for all households and farmers.
The waste depot is open on the first Tuesday of every month (excluding public holidays) between 9am and 12noon.
For information on what is accepted, visit the Green Industries SA website (refer to link below).
There are numerous local safe disposal options for paint, gas cylinders, batteries, motor oil, light globes, smoke alarms, x-rays, sharps and other hazardous items listed on our Other waste page (refer to link below).
It is important to take the following precautions when transporting household hazardous wastes to your collection point: