Chemicals

What?

Generally chemicals are hazardous and fall in the category of hazardous waste.

This includes items such as some fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.

Where?

This material should not be placed in your household bins.

Some Civic Amenity Sites accept household hazardous waste. Please check the Waste Services Locator for details of items accepted in a Civic Amenity Site near you. Some Local Authorities organise household hazardous waste collections also.

General Comment / Tip

It is very important to dispose of household hazardous wastes correctly, as they have the potential to contaminate the environment is not dealt with properly.