Problem Wastes

Chemical CleanOut and Problem Wastes


Find out how to responsibly dispose of household, car and mobile phone batteries.


You can now safely dispose of unwanted household chemical products, free of charge, via several convenient drop-off services.


There are a number of drop off options in Newcastle for recycling electronic waste, such as computers, phones, TVs, stereos and DVD, CD and VCR players.

Sharps, Needles and Syringes

Sharps pose a health hazard if they are placed in household bins or littered in public places. A number of free collection points are available across Newcastle for safe disposal.