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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: