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Household Paint & Chemical Drop-Off Days

Council offers a free disposal service for chemicals, paints and pesticides on selected dates throughout the year.

The service is available from 8:00am to 4:00pm at:

  • Browns Plains Landfill - Saturday 5 November 2016
  • Carbrook and Logan Village Transfer Stations - Saturday 4 February 2017
  • Greenbank and Beenleigh Transfer Stations - Saturday 6 May 2017

Residents will be entitled to bring up to 10 litres of each of the following chemical types:

  • Water based paints
  • Solvent based paints
  • Pesticides
  • Arsenic based materials
  • Cyanide
  • Photographic solutions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Acids
  • Alkalis
  • Solvents
  • Pool chlorine
  • Petrol

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, 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 ($0.30 per litre for every litre in excess of 25 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.