Detox your Home - Household chemical disposal day

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Toxic household chemicals, such as cleaning products, pool chemicals and pesticides can be safely disposed of for free at Sustainability Victoria's Detox Your Home events, in partnership with local councils. Collected items are recovered for reuse or safely disposed of.

Register here: Detox Your Home - Ballan Registration, Sat 15/06/2024 at 2:00 pm | Eventbrite

With community safety in mind, Detox Your Home events are drive-through (no walk-ins) and contactless.

This service is for household chemicals only.

The following items are accepted:

  • Acids and alkalis Aerosol cans (empty cans go in household recycling)
  • Anti-freeze, brake fluid, car body filler, car wax cleaners – ammonia based
  • Cooking oil
  • Coolant
  • Detergents, disinfectants and drain cleaners
  • Fertiliser
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Floor-care products and waxes
  • Fuels – petrol, diesel, kerosene, other
  • Glues – water-based and solvents
  • Herbicides and weed killers
  • Insect spray and pesticides
  • Nail polish and remover
  • Cosmetics
  • Oven cleaner
  • Thinners, turps and paint stripper
  • Pool chemicals
  • Rat poison
  • Solvents
  • Transmission fluid
  • Wood preservatives and finishes (oils and varnish)

See the full list of accepted items on our website.

Paint is not accepted at this event. Unwanted household paint can be disposed of at any Paintback drop off site.



  • Saturday, 15 June 2024 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM


Ballan Transfer Station, 118 Monteville Lane, Ballan, 3342, View Map

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