Household Hazardous Waste Temporary Collection Days

There are a number of hazardous items in your home which must not go in your kerbside collection bins. Safely dispose of your unwanted household chemicals and hazardous materials for free at one of the following Household Hazardous Waste Temporary Collection Days.

You do not need to be a resident of the Local Government hosting the Temporary Collection Day to be able to drop off your HHW.

Upcoming Temporary Collection Days 2021

Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Drop Off

Date: Saturday 10 April 2021

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Margaret River Recreation Centre Carpark, 51 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

City of Swan - Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

Date: Saturday 1 May 2021

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Ellenbrook Secondary College rear carpark, off Library Avenue, Ellenbrook

City of Joondalup - Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

Date: Saturday 15 May 2021

Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: The City of Joondalup Works Operation Centre, 922 Ocean Reef Road, Craigie

What can be disposed of at these Temporary Collection Days?

ACCEPTED MATERIALS:

  • Acids and alkalis
  • Aerosols
  • Batteries (household)
  • Engine coolants and glycols
  • Fire extinguishers - Non halon (red) only
  • Flammables
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent lamps and tubes (CFLs)
  • Gas cylinders (small household)
  • Household chemicals (e.g. cleaners)
  • Paint
  • Pesticides/herbicides
  • Poisons/toxics
  • Pool chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Unknown chemicals must be in sealed, chemical resistant containers.

Only domestic waste will be accepted. Limit 20kg or litres per material type.

MATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Asbestos
  • Commercial, business or industrial waste
  • Electronic waste
  • EPIRBs and PLBs
  • Explosives, ammunition and firearms
  • Fire extinguishers - Halon (yellow)
  • Medications and pharmaceuticals
  • Mobile phones
  • Motor oil and cooking oil
  • Printer cartridges/toners
  • Sharps and needles
  • Tyres

For more information on the Household Hazardous Waste Temporary Collection Days, contact the MWAC Project Coordinator or phone WALGA on (08) 9213 2000.

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