• Chemical drop-off day

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  • Council hosts a free chemical drop off-day at Penrith every year. The event is run by the EPA.

    Pack your old household cleaners & chemicals, pool chemicals, batteries, gas bottles and oils in the boot of your car. The friendly staff will unload for you and the items collected will be disposed of safely and correctly.

    When's the next event?

    The next event will be held at Jamison Park, Penrith on 9 and 10 March 2019, 9am to 3:30pm.

    The EPA have more drop-off days scheduled within other areas, which you can also attend.

    For more chemical drop-off events see the chemical drop-off website or call the Environment Line on 131 555.

    We can accept

    • acids and alkalis
    • ammonia based cleaners
    • car batteries
    • fire extinguishers
    • floor care products
    • fluorescent globes and tubes
    • gas bottles
    • hobby chemicals
    • motor oils, fuels and fluids
    • paint and related products
    • pesticides and herbicides
    • poisons
    • pool chemicals
    • solvents and household cleaners.

    For more information see the chemical drop-off website or call the Environment Line on  131 555.

    Only household quantities can be accepted (maximum 20 litres or 20kg of a single item). Business related and commercial quantities of chemicals can't be accepted. For more information on how to dispose of these and other items, see the A-Z of Waste & Recycling

    Stay informed with our free app

    Download our free Penrith Waste Champion app from your app store to receive notifications about our free drop off days and other resource recovery initiatives.

    Other ways to dispose of chemicals

    Penrith's 'Community Recycling Centre' accepts certain problem household wastes such as paints, oils, batteries and gas cylinders. For information, including opening hours and location see the Community Recycling Centre page.

    For more information on how to dispose of chemicals and other items, see the A-Z of Waste & Recycling.

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