Detox Your Home -  Daylesford

Detox Your Home - Daylesford

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Daylesford Transfer Station And Landfill

16 Ajax Road

Daylesford, VIC 3460


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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

This service is for household chemicals only.

Detox Your Home events accept:

  • 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.

See the full list of accepted items on our website.

Chemicals can’t be decanted, so bring them in the original packaging or disposable containers, with the contents clearly labelled.

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.

If you can’t get to an event, here’s how to store unwanted household chemicals until you can safely dispose of them.

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