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Household chemical collection

man disposing of chemicals

Sustainability Victoria, in partnership with local government, host chemical collection events across Victoria for households to safely dispose of chemicals. You can attend as many events as you like, at any location. You must register for these collections online.

Upcoming events

The next event scheduled for the Maroondah area are:

Detox Your Home -Epping

  • Saturday 4 February 2023
  • 9am to 1pm
  • Whittelsea City Council Depot - 68-96 Houston Street, Epping, VIC 3076 

Register here 

Detox Your Home -Doncaster East

  • Saturday 18March 2023
  • 8am to 3pm
  • Manningham City Council Depot - 620-628 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East 3109 

Register here 

Detox Your Home - Croydon

  • Saturday 25 March 2023
  • 9am to 3pm
  • Maroondah City Council Operations Centre - 28 Lincoln Road, Croydon 3136

Register here

Detox Your Home -Lilydale

  • Saturday 1 April 2023
  • 9am to 2pm
  • Yarra Ranges Council Lilydale Operations Centre - 103-105 Nelson Rd, Lilydale 3140 

Register here


If you would like to receive updates on chemical collection events, please sign up to our Waste Education newsletter

You can view all upcoming collections on the Detox your Home website.

If you can't get to an event, it is important to safely store your old or unwanted household chemicals at home until you can dispose of them correctly. Find out how to safely store your chemicals.

Find out what items are accepted through the Detox your Home program.  

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 
  • engine oil
  • fluorescent tubes
  • compact fluorescent lamps.


Please check current opening hours and conditions of entry with the individual facility.

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