Battery and Chemical Disposal

It's important to dispose of batteries and chemicals in the correct manner in order to avoid environmental harm. See below for disposal locations.

Battery Disposal

Car Batteries

Car batteries can be disposed of for free at Bargo Waste Management Centre.

For further details go to our Bargo Waste Management Centre page.


Household Batteries

At Council

Any brand AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries (both rechargeable and non-rechargeable) are accepted at Council's Administration Building, simply drop your used batteries (removing any packaging) into the dedicated bins and you're done!

Drop off locations:
• Camden Council Office - 70 Central Avenue, Oran Park
• Camden Library - 40 John Street, Camden
• Narellan Library - Cnr Queen and Elyard Streets, Narellan
• Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living - 1 Mount Annan Drive, Mount Annan
• Campbelltown City Council Civic Centre - Cnr Queen and Broughton Streets, Campbelltown
• Wollondilly Shire Council Civic Centre - 62-64 Menangle Street, Picton

For more information download the brochure on 'What Goes in the White Bin'


ALDI offers battery recycling for household batteries (AAA, AA, C, D and 9V). Battery recycling bins are located in every ALDI store.

For more information visit the ALDI website.


All Batteries

You can dispose of household and car batteries at the Free EPA Household Chemical Cleanout. For cleanout dates see Chemical Disposal below.


Chemical Disposal


Free Household Chemical Cleanout Events

Household Chemical Cleanout events are run by NSW EPA and hosted by Council's all around NSW. These events are a great way to dispose of common problem household wastes, free of charge. 


Wollondilly's Next Household Chemical Cleanout Event Dates

Saturday 12 December 2020 & Saturday 27 March 2021

9:00am to 3:30pm

Wollondilly Shire Council Administration Building Car Park

Colden Street, Picton

Chemical cleanout location wollondilly

Accepted Items:

The following materials can be dropped off at the event:


Gas Bottles 

Hobby Chemicals 

Pesticides/ Herbicides

Fire Extinguishers

Smoke Detectors

Motor Oils, Fuels and Fluids


Solvents and Household Cleaners

Batteries (Household and Car)

Pool Chemicals

Ammonia Based Cleaners


Acids and Alkalis

Flourescent Globes and Tubes


If the scheduled collection date does not suit, please visit the EPA NSW website or call the EPA Environment Line on 131 555 for another scheduled service location in NSW. Only household quantities are accepted, up to a maximum of 20 litres or 20 kilograms container size. Please transport your materials carefully & remain in your vehicle at the collection site.