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Maroondah City Council Operations Centre

28 Lincoln Road

Croydon, VIC 3136

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A free service to safely dispose of unwanted toxic household chemicals.

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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.

With community safety in mind, Detox your Home events are now drive-through (no walk-ins) and contactless, supported by a COVIDSafe plan. For the latest advice and COVIDSafe Settings please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au

This service is for household chemicals only.

Detox your Home accepts:

  • Acids and alkalis Aerosol cans (empty cans with 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)

Paint, fluorescent lights and batteries won’t be accepted.

Chemicals can’t be decanted, so bring them in disposable, clearly labelled containers.

If you don’t know what’s inside a container, label it as ‘unknown’.

The maximum acceptable weight or size for a single container is 20 kilograms or 20 litres.

Any details you supply will be treated in accordance with Sustainability Victoria’s Privacy Policy. .


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Maroondah City Council Operations Centre

28 Lincoln Road

Croydon, VIC 3136

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Sustainability Victoria is mobilising Victorians to create a better environment, now and for our future.

We provide a first port-of-call for all Victorians, to inspire practical ideas and advice, and improve our environment and use resources wisely.

We know what to do and who to connect with to ensure that all Victorians have the answers they need to create a better environment for us all.

Sustainability Victoria's statutory objective is to facilitate and promote environmental sustainability in the use of resources. Established under the Sustainability Victoria Act 2005, SV is a statutory authority with a board appointed by the Minister for Environment and Climate Change.

SV has obligations under the Environment Protection Act 1970 for statewide waste management strategy and planning.

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