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Household chemical collection

Chemical collection

Detox your Home allows you to dispose of unwanted household chemicals for free without harming your health or the environment. The collected items are recycled and do not go to landfill.

The Detox your Home mobile collection service is administered by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with local councils and is funded by the Victorian landfill levy.

Check upcoming Detox Your Home collections

Local Detox your Home events - update

Sustainability Victoria is focused on your health and safety. Unfortunately, the upcoming Detox your Home event in Lilydale on 16 May has been cancelled due to challenges posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Information regarding future Detox your Home events conducted by Sustainability Victoria will be available on the Sustainability website

We appreciate your co-operation and understanding.

Local drop-off sites for paint and other products

These items can be disposed of throughout the year at permanent Victorian drop-off sites:

  • paint 
  • household batteries 
  • fluorescent tubes
  • compact fluorescent lamps.


In light of current circumstances, if it is not essential to be disposing of the above materials, then please don't. Please check current opening hours and conditions of entry with the individual facility.

  • Banyule Waste Recovery Centre, 307-325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield, phone 9490 4222.
  • Monash Waste Transfer and Recycling Station, 380 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, phone 9518 3767.
  • Coldstream Recycling & Waste Transfer Station, Leonard Road, Coldstream, phone 9739 1227.
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