Household Hazardous Waste Program


The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program provides funding for the collection and appropriate disposal of HHW collected at the Stanley Road Waste Management Facility. At this site the public can drop off their unwanted HHW for free, even if they are not a resident of the area.

Accepted materials through the HHW Program

  • Acids and alkalis
  • Aerosols
  • Batteries (household)
  • Engine coolants and glycols
  • Fire extinguishers – non halon (red) only
  • Flammables
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent lamps and tubes
  • Gas cylinders (small household)
  • Household chemicals (e.g. cleaners)
  • Paint (through the PAINTBACK program) to find out more about this program click here:
  • Pesticides/herbicides
  • Poisons/toxics
  • Pool chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Unknown chemicals (must be in sealed, chemical resistant containers)

The Program can only accept domestic quantities of materials (no larger than 20kg/20L per material type)funded_logo_2015