Other - disposal

Household chemicals

Toxic household chemicals - such as solvents, poisons, cleaning products, fertiliser and car care products can be safely recycled or disposed of, at no cost, through Sustainability Victoria’s  Detox Your Home program.

There are permanent drop off locations that also accept household paint, batteries and fluorescent lights visit Detox Your Home to find out more.


Drop off your out of date and unwanted medicines for safe disposal to your local pharmacy for collection through the Return Unwanted Medicines Project.


Paint can be disposed of for free, all year round, at permanent drop-off sites across Victoria. 

Many resource recovery centres and transfer stations also accept household paint - check to see where to recycle them.

Last updated: 03/02/2022