• Chemical drop-off day

  • Included on this page

  • 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.

Have your say

Community input is important

We encourage you to have your say about community plans, policies and issues that will shape our City's future...

Peach Tree Creek and Lower Surveyors Creek Flood Study

Nepean River Flood Study

Sport, Recreation, Play and Open Space Strategy

Community input is important

Would you like to receive your rates notice via email?

It's quick and easy! Click on the button below for more information.

Receive your rates notice via email

Find us on
Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 council@penrith.city 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia