Asbestos and Chemicals


For information and guidance on asbestos refer to Asbestos removal is best to be undertaken by a licensed asbestos removalist.

As a home owner, if you are considering undertaking the removal works yourself please refer to Homeowner Removal page on the Victorian Asbestos website.

Friable asbestos material should only be removed by engaging a licensed asbestos removalist.


Highly toxic items, such as chemicals, should never be put in your rubbish bins or poured down the drain. Sustainability Victoria often holds free Detox Your Home events across Victoria which allows you to drop off household chemicals. For more information or to register to this program, please click here.

Paint should be taken to your nearest Paintback collection site. Click here to find your closest location.