Frequently asked questions about hazardous waste and how to dispose of it.
Hazardous materials such as paint, oil, pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals are not normally collected by the refuse collection service.
Hazardous materials that are not normally collected by the refuse collection service can be taken to the council's Household waste recycling centre for disposal.
Special arrangements need to be made for the removal and safe disposal of asbestos waste, residents are strongly advised to contact a member of the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association and ask for it to be removed professionally.
If you find hazardous or toxic waste in public places you should contact us immediately.
- Chemicals and hazardous materials should be kept in their original containers
- Store in a cool, dry place out of reach of children
- Do not pour hazardous household waste down the sink, drain or toilet
- Never mix chemicals