Get Ready for this Year’s Chem­i­cal CleanOut

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Get ready for the 2017 House­hold Chem­i­cal CleanOut! This year’s CleanOut will be held on Sun­day, 27 Au­gust 2017 at Hawkes­bury Show­ground, Race­course Road, Claren­don be­tween 9am and 3:30pm.

The House­hold Chem­i­cal CleanOut is a FREE ser­vice for the safe dis­posal of a range of com­mon house­hold chem­i­cals, many of which could cause harm to hu­man health and the en­vi­ron­ment if dis­posed of in reg­u­lar garbage bins or tipped into drains.

Res­i­dents can dis­pose of paint and paint re­lated prod­ucts, her­bi­cides, pes­ti­cides, poi­sons, gas bot­tles, fire ex­tin­guish­ers, pool chem­i­cals, hobby chem­i­cals, acids and al­ka­lis, sol­vents, house­hold clean­ers, mo­tor oils, fu­els, flu­ids, bat­ter­ies, and flu­o­res­cent globes and tubes. In­di­vid­ual con­tainer sizes up to 20L or 20kg are ac­cepted.

This event is run by the NSW En­vi­ron­ment Pro­tec­tion Au­thor­ity in con­junc­tion with Hawkes­bury City Coun­cil Chem­i­cal CleanOut

If you miss the Hawkes­bury CleanOut event, you can at­tend any House­hold Chem­i­cal CleanOut or Com­mu­nity Re­cy­cling Cen­tre lo­cated around Syd­ney to dis­pose of your chem­i­cals. The dates and lo­ca­tions of other events can be found on the NSW En­vi­ron­ment Pro­tec­tion Au­thor­ity’s CleanOut web­site,­i­cal CleanOut

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