Household Chemicals and Other Hazardous Waste

Household Chemicals and Paint

Household chemicals and paint can be dropped to a metropolitan hazardous waste depot. These depots are funded by Green Industries SA.

The locations are available on the Green Industries SA website. For queries, please phone 8204 2051.

Batteries

The City of Burnside will accept some batteries, including small button, lithium and rechargeable batteries at the Customer Desk in the Civic Centre.  City of Burnside will not accept large, car or truck batteries.

Hazardous waste depots at Campbelltown, North Plympton and Heathfield accept batteries at no charge. Open hours, conditions and locations are available online from Green Industries.

Further information on e-waste is available on the Council’s E-Waste page.

Fluorescent light globes

Most hardware stores accept fluorescent light globes at no charge (check with your local hardware store).

Hazardous waste depots at Campbelltown, North Plympton and Heathfield accept Fluorescent light globes at no charge. Open hours, conditions and locations are available online from Green Industries.

Gas cylinders

Maxbilt Trading Co (30 Beulah Road, Norwood) will take gas bottles for recycling. A fee may apply.

Hazardous waste depots at Campbelltown, North Plympton and Heathfield accept gas bottles at no charge. Open hours, conditions and locations are available online from Green Industries.

Motor Oil

Hazardous waste depots at Campbelltown, North Plympton and Heathfield accept motor oil at no charge. Open hours, conditions and locations are available online from Green Industries.

Further Information

For further enquiries please email Council at burnside@burnside.sa.gov.au or call 8366 4200.