You can deliver unwanted and empty farm chemical containers and drums for recycling at the transfer station. Please deliver drums triple rinsed, clean and dry, punctured if they're metal, and with all lids removed. Note:containers with dirt, rust and dye stains are accepted at the drum muster. See drumMUSTER for more details.
DISPOSING OF OTHER CHEMICALS SAFELY
Old agricultural chemicals and non-household chemicals can be disposed of through the ChemClear program. Register the chemical on ChemClear or phone freecall 1800 008 182. Once registered, you will be included in the next periodic collection. Cost may apply depending on the chemical.
Are there alternative options?
Ballarat has a number of specialist commercial recycling facilities that will accept product such as garden waste, timber, building rubble, concrete and bricks. These specialist recyclers are listed in the local Yellow Pages.