Recycle

Household Hazardous Waste

Recycling hazardous waste

CAUTION LOGO Your home may contain many hazardous materials, some of which can be recycled. If not recyclable, materials can be disposed of safely.  These are listed below and more information is given on some items under the hazardous information.

COUNCIL LOGO  Many councils provide services to safely dispose of these items. Check your local council for details.

ItemsUseExamplesRecyclable
Fluorescent lightslighting long tubes or CFLs √
LPG cylinderscooking or heatingBBQ, gas heater, caravan appliances

Waste oillubricantfrom vehicles
Batteries

powering small devices

charging electronic items

charging appliances

laptop batteries, hearing aid batteries

rechargeable batteries

these are 'E-waste'

dry cell batteries e.g. AA, AAA

X

X

Chemicals

garden use

household use

garage/DIY use

herbicides, pesticides, fertilisers

janola, bleaches, alkaline cleaners, acidic vinegars

solvents, glues, non water-based paints

X

X

X