Chemical Waste Disposal


Used Motor Oil

SUEZ Environment Resource Recovery Centre at Powers Road, Seven Hills and Wallgrove Road, Eastern Creek will accept up to 20 Litres of used motor oil, free of charge.  The Oil is recycled where possible or disposed of responsibly.

For further information visit suez or phone 1300 651 116.




Paintback- Australia’s National Waste Paint and Packaging Solution

Paintback is an industry scheme allowing for safe disposal of leftover paint and paint packaging. The program allows for paint to be kept out of landfill and can be accessed FREE of charge by households and trade painters.

For more information about this initiative as well as drop off locations and list of acceptable items visit or call 1300 390 380.



Fluorescent Globes and Tubes

Fluorescent globes and tubes, metal halides and HIDs contain toxic chemicals such as mercury. You can recycle these items through the NSW EPA Household Chemical CleanOut events free of charge (details above), or through one of the organisations listed here: Fees may apply.



Household Battery Recycling

Did you know that around 8,000 tonnes of batteries are sent to landfill every year?

Council supports a battery recycling program with the batteries collected and sorted into their respective technologies and recycled locally where possible. This program is available for households in The Hills Shire.

Resource Recovery Facts - Batteries(PDF, 472KB)


Please help us keep single use and rechargable batteries out of landfill and take them to one of Council's collection points listed below.

Council Collection locations

The Hills Shire Council, Administration Building 

3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills

Baulkham Hills Library

Railway Street, Baulkham Hills

Castle Hill Library

Cnr Castle and Pennant Streets, Castle Hill

Dural Library

Pellitt Lane, Dural

Vinegar Hill Memorial Library

29 Main Street, Rouse Hill

This project is a NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative, funded from the waste levy.


Alternatively, household batteries can be taken to Battery World Castle Hill, Unit 2/7-13 Victoria Ave, Castle Hill, NSW (Ph: +61 2 9894 2100).