Detox your home collection - 21 May

Old cleaning products, left-over paint, dead batteries and weed killer stored around your home can now be safely disposed of without putting a strain on the environment.

Detox Your Home is a free service provided by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with the Alpine Shire Council to collect potentially dangerous and unwanted household chemical products.

Residents can deposit their unwanted household chemicals on:

Date:            Saturday 21 May, 2011
Time:            2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Location:      Shire Depot, Churchill Ave, Bright

Materials for collection include
> past-it paints
> brake fluids, fuels and coolants
> old batteries
> poisonous household and garden products
> bbq gas cylinders
> solvents and glues
> insecticides and pesticides
> photographic chemicals
> kitchen and bathroom cleaners
> fire extinguishers.

The "Detox your home" program will not accept
> chemicals used for commercial and industrial purposes
> containers over 20 litres or 20 kilograms, or empty chemical containers
> farm chemicals
> waste asbestos, ammunition and flares.

For a full list of accepted products and further information contact Council on (03) 5755 0555 or Sustainability Victoria’s Infoline on 1800 35 32 33, or visit www.resourcesmart.vic.gov.au.


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