Household chemical collection

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Sustainability Victoria logo.PNG 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

Detox Your Home - Croydon

  • Date: Saturday 23 March 2024
  • Time: 9am to 3pm
  • Venue: Maroondah City Council Operations Centre.
    28 Lincoln Road, Croydon, VIC 3136

Register online

Other collection events

Detox Your Home - Dandenong

  • Date: Saturday 18 November 2023
  • Time: 9am to 3pm
  • Venue: Gloria Pyke Netball Complex.
    Greaves Reserve, Bennet Street (Entrance off Bennett St opposite Attenborough Street), Dandenong, VIC 3175

Detox Your Home - Camberwell

  • Date: Saturday 2 December 2023
  • Time: 9am to 4pm
  • Venue: Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre.
    648 Riversdale Road, Camberwell, VIC 3124

Detox Your Home - Melbourne

  • Date: Saturday 24 February 2024
  • Time: 9am to 3pm
  • Venue: Citywide Depot.
    26 Henderson Street, North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Detox Your Home - Doncaster East

  • Date: Saturday 16 March 2024
  • Time: 8am to 3pm
  • Venue: Manningham City Council Depot.
    620-628 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, VIC 3109

Detox Your Home - Lilydale

  • Date: Saturday 6 April 2024
  • Time: 9am to 2pm
  • Venue: Yarra Ranges Council Lilydale Operations Centre.
    103-105 Nelson Road, Lilydale, VIC 3140

Register for these events and view other upcoming collection points on the Detox your Home website.

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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.