Household Hazardous Waste and Farm Chemical Drop-off

Dry Creek Household Hazardous Waste Depot

Located on the Corner of Magazine Road and Henscke Street DRY CREEK SA

The Dry Creek Depot assists household with hazardous waste drop-off help you dispose of your unwanted chemicals in an environmentally safe way.


This is a free service for householders and farmers to dispose of hazardous waste safely and free of charge. The Dry Creek Depot is open on the first Tuesday of every month from 9am until 12noon.


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Household Batteries

Where can we recycle batteries from things such as torches, toys and smoke alarms in South Australia?

At present, alkaline batteries (the kind used in most torches) have limited recycling options. Small amounts can be placed in your household waste bin.


There are several options for householders to recycle lead acid batteries, mobile phone batteries and lithium batteries in South Australia:

Lead acid batteries (the kind used in cars, motorcycles and boats) can be taken to Member Council Transfer Stations


Mobile phone batteries - check out Mobile Muster for your nearest drop off point.



Asbestos is classed as a hazardous material and can only be disposed of at certain locations in Australia.


Asbestos must be handled correctly.


Please refer to the EPA Guide on Wastes containing asbestos – removal, transport and disposal


Non-Friable Asbestos can be disposed at;

The Brinkley Waste and Recycling Facility - Brinkley Road

The Heathfield Resource Recover Centre – Scott Creek Road


The Goolwa Waste & Recycling Depot - 1226 Port Elliot Road (Goolwa to Victor Harbor Road), Goolwa 


Fluorescent Tubes and Light Bulbs

Fluorescent tubes and light bulbs can be taken to a number of shops for recycling including Mitre 10, Banner, True Value and IKEA.