Hazardous household waste

Hazardous household waste

Hazardous household waste includes:

  • chemicals
  • insecticides
  • varnishes
  • solvents.

Take your hazardous household waste to:


Green Industries SA Collections

Household hazardous waste depot

The free drop off service is provided for householders and farmers (not businesses) to dispose of unwanted household chemicals and paint safely, responsibly and free of charge. For more information on recycling options near you, phone 1300 137 118or visit www.recycleright.sa.gov.au

When: open 9:00am to 12:00pm the first Tuesday of every month (including public holidays).

Where: Corner Magazine Road and Henschke Street, Dry Creek.

Find out what you can take on the Green Industries website.


Temporary drop-off points may be set up through the year

Find out when a drop off point is scheduled near you.


Other disposal options for common household items

  • Oil
  • Pharmaceuticals 
  • Light globes
  • Batteries
  • Smoke detectors/alarms
  • Needles/Sharps
  • Paint
  • Fertilisers
  • Fluorescent tubes, energy saving light globes

 For disposal options for the above search the A-Z guide to waste and recycling.

More information

Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre

181 Morphett Road, North Plympton
Phone 8295 5790

Metro Waste Services

19 to 25 Murray Street, Thebarton

Go to the Metro Waste Services web site for opening times and costs.


Email the Service Centre or call 8416 6333

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