Household Paint & Chemical Drop-Off Days
Council has a free disposal service for chemicals, paints and pesticides.
Residents will be entitled to bring up to 10 litres of each of the following chemical types:
- Water based paints
- Solvent based paints
- Arsenic based materials
- Photographic solutions
- Pool chlorine
Materials that do not fall into the above categories will not be accepted.
Please note that Council will be retaining all the containers that paint & chemicals are presented in.
Materials such as fluorescent tubes, motor oil, cooking oil, vehicle batteries, domestic smoke detectors, rechargeable batteries, mobile phones and accessories, sharps (used syringes - residents only) and tyres are accepted at the landfill 365 days per year. There is no charge for disposal of these materials with the exception of motor oil ($0.32 per litre for every litre in excess of 20 litres) and tyres (ranging from $3.00 for car tyres).
Paint, which has been allowed to harden, is accepted 365 days per year and is also the subject of standard disposal fees.
Free drop-off dates
The service is available from 8:00am to 4:00pm at:
- Browns Plains Landfill - Saturday 1 November 2014
- Carbrook and Logan Village Transfer Stations - Saturday 7 February 2015
- Greenbank and Beenleigh Transfer Stations - Saturday 2 May 2015