Hazardous Waste

Hazardous wastes cannot be disposed of in the general waste bin as they are harmful to human health and the environment.

Recycle Right Search Engine

Zero Waste SA have a Recycle Right search engine where any item can be searched and the correct disposl method and 5 closest locations are displayed onscreen. Please refer to the "ZeroWaste SA" website to use the search engine.

Light Globes

Light globes can be taken to Mitre 10, Banner or True Value hardware stores for recycling. They will accept a wide range of globes including flurouscent lamps and tubes, halogen lamps, tubes, bulbs and incandescent globes (excludes commercial quantities). Please refer to the "ZeroWaste SA" website to search for nearby drop off locations for light globes.

Oil

There are more than 85 locations across South Australia where used oil can be taken to be recycled. Oil needs to be taken in a clean plastic container with a lid (original container is ideal). Avoid using paint cans or non plastic containers. Please refer to the "ZeroWaste SA" website to search for nearby locations to recycle oil.

Paint

Dry paint is can be disposed of in the blue lid general waste bin. Paint can be dried either by leaving the lid off or with a paint hardener purchased from a hardware store. Empty dry paint into the general waste bin and then recycle the empty paint tin in the yellow lid bin.

Syringes

For prompt collection of syringes found on beaches, roads, footpaths or reserves please phone Council Customer Service.

Batteries

Many batteries contain heavy metals and harmful elements such as nickel, cadmium, lead and mercury. Please refer to the "ZeroWaste SA" website to search for nearby locations to recycle batteries.

Printer Cartridges

Printer cartridges can be dropped off for recycling in special collection boxes located at all Officeworks and JB HiFi stores, and at participating Australia Post, Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, The Good Guys and Office National outlets. Local businesses may also be eligible to receive a free collection box.

To find 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' collection points in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield area, simply visit Planet Arks Recycling Near You site.

For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or send us an email.
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