Householders now have 4 locations to dispose of unwanted chemicals and paints. Choose the location which suits you best - you don’t have to live in the council area.
Light globes can be taken to the following locations for recycling
*small charge may apply if not making a purchase at the point of disposal.
Wide range of globes accepted including flurouscent lamps and tubes, halogen lamps, tubes, bulbs and incandescent globes (excludes commercial quantities).
There are more than 85 locations across South Australia where used oil can be taken to be recycled. Oil needs to be taken in a clean plastic container with a lid (original container is ideal). Avoid using paint cans or non plastic containers. Please refer to the "ZeroWaste SA" website to search for nearby locations to recycle oil.
Plastic bags and other soft plastics can be recycled at all Coles and Woolworths Supermakets.
What Is Accepted
Please make sure your plastic is dry and as empty as possible.
What Is NOT Accepted
For more information or locations to recycle soft plastics, please visit REDcycle.
Unsure of how to correctly dispose of an item, the A-Z Which-Bin search engine can help. Please click on the following link to access the search engine.
Residents and painters can dispose of paint for free at Paintback sites. Maximums: 100 litres per visit and 20 litre containers.
Cleanaway Liquid Processing
20 George Street Wingfield
Monday - Friday 9am - 2pm
To find an alternative paint back location please click here.
Please visit www.paintback.com.au to find out more.
Dry paint can go in the blue lid general waste bin. Paint can be dried by leaving the lid off or with a paint hardener available from hardware stores. Tap dry paint into the general waste bin and recycle the empty tin in the yellow lid bin.
For information on sharps and syringes please click here.
Many batteries contain heavy metals and harmful elements such as nickel, cadmium, lead and mercury. Please refer to the "ZeroWaste SA" website to search for nearby locations to recycle batteries.
Printer cartridges can be recycled via collection boxes located at all Officeworks and JB HiFi stores, and participating Australia Post, Harvey Norman, Good Guys and Office National outlets.
132 Muller Road Greenacres
430 Prospect Road Kilburn
12 Clementina Drive Port Adelaide
200 Commercial Road Port Adelaide (Port Canal Shopping Centre)
12-14 Taminga Street Regency Park
38 Semaphore Road Semaphore
Officeworks - 621 North East Road Gilles Plains
Good Guys - Gepps Cross Homemaker Centre - 720 Main North Road Gepps Cross
For more cartridge recycling locations, please click here.