Problem and chemical waste

Not all household waste is suitable for domestic collection.

Please use the below guide to determine how to dispose of your problem waste appropriately.

The next Chemical Clean Out will be held at Mudgee and Kandos Waste Facilities on Friday, 27 May.

Mudgee Community Recycling Centre

Mudgee Community Recycling Centre is a free and easy solution for the disposal of household problem waste such as paints, gas bottles, motor oils, batteries, smoke detectors and fluorescent globes and tubes.

Many of these materials can be reused and recycled if processed correctly. Recycling helps our environment because it saves water, energy and natural resources. Only household quantities are accepted (20kg or 20L maximum container size). Please transport your materials carefully. Dangerous goods and items other than those listed are not accepted.

The following items are accepted at Mudgee CRC:
Mudgee Community Recycling Centre

For business or commercial disposal please contact Council before transporting.

Mudgee Community Recycling Centre (Located at Mudgee Waste Facility)
Address: 31 Blain Road, Caerleon NSW 2850
Contact: 6378 2850
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8am - 5:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am - 5pm

Chemical Clean Out

Safely dispose of hazardous chemicals within your home each year through Council’s free Chemical Clean Out.

These events are a free mobile service held across NSW on specified dates. Residents can safely dispose of substances such as pool and hobby chemicals, household cleaners, solvents, poisons and garden pesticides.

The next Chemical Clean Out will be held on Friday, 27 May at Mudgee and Kandos Waste Facilities.

Mudgee Waste Facility Chemical Clean Out
Date: Friday, 27 May 2022
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Location: Mudgee Waste Facility, 31 Blain Road, Caerleon

Kandos Waste Facility Chemical Clean Out
Date: Friday, 27 May 2022
Time: 9am - 12pm
Location: Kandos Waste Facility, 110 Kandos Tip Road, Kandos 

Household quantities (maximum of 20 litres or 20 kilograms per single item) of garden chemicals, pool chemicals, household cleaners, hobby chemicals, poisons, batteries, paint, motor oils, fluids and fuels, fluorescent lights, gas bottles, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors will be accepted.

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drumMUSTER agvet chemical container disposal 

Safely dispose of eligible, cleaned agvet chemical containers with items containing the drumMUSTER logo at selected waste facilities. The logo can be displayed on the chemical label, embossed into the container wall or applied as a sticker to the container. Containers not displaying this logo may be from non-participating manufacturers and will not be accepted into the program

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You can dispose of drumMUSTER chemicals at local waste facilities:

Mudgee Waste Facility – First Wednesday of every month.
Gulgong Waste Facility – By appointment only.
Kandos Waste Facility – By appointment only.

ChemClear disposal

ChemClear is a not for profit chemical collection and disposal service for unwanted and unknown agvet chemicals.

Agsafe’s ChemClear program holds regular collection dates in New South Wales. Upcoming collection dates will be posted to this website.

Visit ChemClear for more information. 

Please note: This is a Chemclear / Agsafe collection and is not part of Council's normal daily waste services.

Asbestos disposal

Residential loads (of up to 10 square metres) waste containing or potentially containing harmful asbestos can be safely disposed of at Mudgee Waste Facility for FREE. Pre-bookings are essential. Bookings must be made no later than 24 hours prior to disposal date. Find out more.