Do you have any old or unwanted household chemicals living around your home? Not know what to how to safely depose of them? The answer is really simple … Cleanout
Cleanout is a FREE service organised by the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change for the safe disposal of a range of common household chemicals, many of which could cause harm if not disposed of correctly.
Here’s your chance to get rid of
- paint and paint-related products
- pesticides an herbicides
- solvents and household cleaners
- motor oils, fuels and fluid batteries
- gas bottles
- fire extinguishers
- pool chemicals
- accids and alkalis
- hobby checmicals
- flourescent tubes
Cleanout drop-off centres operate at various locations at specified dates throughout the year. Have a look at their website and check out the events calendar and brochures and locate a collection that is convenient to you.
I think that this is a great service to help people safely get rid of unwanted chemicals in a safe manner. In addition, many of these materials can be recycled or reused, so not is the program helping to reduce waste and pollution, it also helps in resource recovery efforts.