Detox your Home - permanent sites
Paint, motor oil, all types of batteries, BBQ gas cylinders and fluorescent tubes can be dropped off year round at one of the permanent sites located across Victoria. These locations are listed below.
|Banyule Waste Recovery Centre|
307-325 Waterdale Road, Bellfield (corner Banksia Street) (Melway Ref 31 F4)
Stadium Drive, Keilor Park (Melway Ref 15 C5)
On 12 January 2012 the City of Casey closed the Cranbourne transfer station including their Detox your Home site. The transfer station closure is part of the redevelopment of the Cranbourne precinct, accommodating residential growth and addressing community concerns.
Sustainability Victoria and the City of Casey are investigating future options. In the meantime please use your closest Detox your Home site, for example Monash or Mornington, to responsibly dispose of selected household chemicals.
|Darebin Resource Recovery Centre|
Kurnai Avenue, Reservoir (off Henty Street) (Melway Ref 18 C6)
33-41 Ferris Road, Melton (Melway Ref 343 H1)
|Mornington Waste Disposal Centre|
134 Watt Road, Mornington (Melway Ref 145 K3)
|Monash Waste Transfer & Recycling Station*|
380 Ferntree Gully Rd, Notting Hill (Melway Ref 70 H8)
Ballarat Transfer Station
Gillies Street South, Ballarat (VicRoads 565 Q9)
Eaglehawk Eco Centre
189 Upper California Gully Road, Eaglehawk (Melway Ref 609 D2)
100 Douro Street, North Geelong (Melway Ref 441 K7)
Morwell Transfer Station
Porters Street, Morwell (VicRoads 340 H2)
Shepparton Transfer Station
Wanganui Road, Shepparton (VicRoads 672 N2)
Kane Road, Wodonga (VicRoads 653 Q5)
Melway references are from the 2008 edition 35.
Items accepted by permanent collection facilities
Permanent facilities only accept a limited range of household chemicals products, such as:
- motor oil
- car batteries
- household batteries
- fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent globes (CFLs)
- BBQ gas cylinders up to 9 kg (check with facility).
You can take as many of these products as you need to, however these sites do NOT accept:
- containers larger than 20 litres
- LPG gas automotive fuel tanks
- chemicals used for commercial and industrial purposes
- household chemicals not listed above.
Before travelling to a permanent site please contact the operator (see list above) to confirm
- the range of chemical products accepted
- any limits on the amount of chemicals you can drop without charge
- opening days and times.
Businesses of any sort are ineligible to use the service and should instead contact a chemical waste disposal service provider (download list below or look in the Yellow Pages).
Before contact any service provider, please read our disclaimer.
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