Household CleanOut Collections - March/April 2017
CleanOut your household chemical clutter for free
Now is your chance to dispose of your unwanted household chemicals safely, responsibly and for free. The REROC Waste Forum in conjunction with member councils is holding free household chemical CleanOut events for local residents during 29 March and 8 April 2017.
Residents in the REROC region can attend any of the CleanOut events. To find the closest CleanOut event to you, please download the brochure which lists the locations, dates and opening hours as well as information on Community Recycling Centre locations.
Up to 20 litres of unwanted chemicals can be dropped off including:
- garden chemicals
- solvents and household cleaners
- pesticides and herbicides
- pool chemicals
- acids and alkalis
The following items will also be accepted on the day however these items will need to be taken to the onsite Community Recycling Centre. The Community Recycling Centre is also a free service and is open year round for your convenience:
- paint and paint related products
- gas bottles
- car batteries
- gas cylinders and fire extinguishers
- smoke detectors
- fluorescent globes and tubes
Commercial quantities will also be accepted, a per litre collection fee will be charged that must be paid on the day. Bookings are essential for commercial quantities. Please phone 0409 938 553 to speak to Ian Parkes.
Please remember to transport your materials carefully and to remain in your vehicle at the collection site.
This is a NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy. Supported by the REROC Waste Forum and your local council.
For further information on the collections, please contact your local council. A list of member councils and contact details is available from the REROC website.
PLEASE HANDLE AND TRANSPORT CHEMICALS CAREFULLY:
- NEVER MIX CHEMICALS as this may produce dangerous reactions
- Wherever possible keep all chemicals in their original containers
- Ensure containers are clearly labelled and well sealed. If you do not know the contents, label the container 'UNKNOWN CHEMICAL'
- Liquid can leak during transport: wrap containers holding liquids securely in newspaper, place in sturdy plastic bags and then plastic buckets or trays
- Keep household chemicals away from passengers, e.g. in the boot
Further information on the program please visit the CleanOut website.
Household CleanOut Collections are generally held every 2 years.