E-waste and chemicals events

Council hosts a bi-annual household chemical and e-waste drop-off event which accepts a large variety of chemicals and e-waste for free. Council also has two Community Recycling Centres that open every weekend, accepting common household problem waste for free. Both are open to everyone and proof of residence is not required. A full list of what is accepted at each is on the table below.

Follow our tips to safely store chemicals

Council recommends deleting any personal data from your devices before dropping them off for recycling.

Please note household quantities of 20L or 20kg are only accepted.

Household chemical and e-waste drop-off events

Location

Inner West Council Works Depot, 15-17 Unwins Bridge Road, St Peters.

There is no entry via Unwins Bridge Road. Entry is at the rear through Bolton Street and exit via Unwins Bridge Road (left-hand turn only)

St Peters Depot entrance map depicting entry via Bolton Street

Upcoming events

  • Date: Saturday 15 June 2024
  • Time: 9am to 3:30pm

What we accept

See the table below.

This event is a NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.

Community Recycling Centres

Community Recycling Centre – Leichhardt

Address: 50-54 Moore Street, Leichhardt

Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday 7:45am - 11:30am, 1pm - 3:45pm

Community Recycling Centre – St Peters

Address: 15-17 Unwins Bridge Road, St Peters (entry at rear, through Bolton Street)

Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday 8am - 1pm

What we accept

See the table below what is accepted at both locations. Maximum quantities are 20 kilograms or 20 litres per household.

Accepted items

Item(s) Household chemicals and e-waste drop-off events Community Recycling Centres
Small fire extinguishers
Fluorescent tubes, globes and lights
Car/household batteries
Motor oil fluids
Other oil
Smoke detectors
Gas bottles
Water-based paint
Oil-based paint
Solvents and household cleaners
Pesticides and herbicides
Poisons
Pool chemicals
Hobby chemicals
Acids and alkalis
Oil heaters
Electric heaters
TVs and monitors (analogue, plasmas, LCD)
DVD player / sound equipment
CDs &  DVDs and floppy disks 
Videos (VHS tapes)
Computers and accessories
Printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines
Telephones, mobile and landline
Power tools, including cordless drills etc
Entertainment appliances
Cameras and recorders
Electronic games, e.g. consoles, joysticks

Council recommends deleting any personal data from your devices before dropping them off for recycling.

Other drop-off options

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