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Householder Hazardous waste Depot - Dry Creek

The Householder Hazardous Waste Depot (run by Zero Waste South Australia) also offers a free safe hazardous wastes disposal service. This service is available to households and farmers (not businesses) and operates on the first Tuesday of every month between 9 am and 12 noon.

Where is the Householder Hazardous Waste Depot?

The Householder Hazardous Waste Dump is located on the corner of Magazine Road and Henschke Street in Dry Creek (location map).

What can I dispose of free of charge?


  • Pesticides
  • Solvents
  • Acids and alkalis
  • Liquid paints (up to 20 litres)
  • LPG cylinders (that hold up top 9.0 kg of gas)
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Batteries
  • Coolants
  • Pool chemicals
  • Other household chemicals

What can’t I dispose of?


  • Waste generated by business and government agencies
  • Any hazardous waste collected for a fee or reward.
  • Explosives and ammunition - contact your local police station
  • Any household hazardous waste collected for fee or reward
  • Asbestos and tyres - contact the EPA on (08) 8204 2004
  • Fertiliser
  • Empty containers
  • Radioactive materials

For more information

Zero Waste SA
Tel: (08) 8204 1861

City of Holdfast Bay Customer Service
Tel: (08) 8229 9999

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