Special waste

What to do with your waste that you're not quite sure about?


You can drop off all household batteries for free to:

  • Penrith Community Recycling Centre

  • any ALDI stores on accepts AAA, AA, C, D, 9v 

  • Battery World accepts all batteries.

Televisions, computers and computer products

A national collection and recycling scheme for televisions, computers and computer products is currently in effect under the Product Stewardship Legislation.

E-waste that is accepted for free at these sites includes:

  • televisions

  • desktop computers and laptops

  • computer keyboards

  • scanners

  • printers

  • fax machines.

Under this scheme there are FREE drop off sites at:

Penrith Community Recycling Centre

Gate 3, 96 Dunheved Circuit, St Marys
Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 2.00 pm
Saturday 8.00 am – 12.00 pm

Seven Hills – Suez environnement

Powers Road, Seven Hills
Monday - Friday 7.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9.00am – 4.00pm

Eastern Creek - Suez environnement

Wallgrove Road, Eastern Creek
Monday - Friday 7.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9.00am – 4.00pm

Paint Recycling

Paintback is now available for our community to drop of their unwanted paint all year round.

Paintback accepts a maximum of 100 litres per visit, stowed in containers of not more than 20lt. 

Collection point  - Cleanaway 8 Rayben Street, Glendenning
Collection times – Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm


Not accepted

  • deck coatings and floor paints

  • interior and exterior architectural paint

  • packaging

  • primers, undercoats and sealers

  • stains and shellacs

  • ·varnishes and urethanes (singlecomponent)

  • wood coatings.

  • aerosol paints

  • anti-fouling coatings

  • automotive and industrial surface coating (shop application) paints and finishes

  • automotive paints

  • bagged renders

  • caulking compounds, epoxies, glues or adhesives

  • colourants and tints

  • industrial maintenance coatings

  • isocyanates

  • melamine, metal and rust preventative

  • metal coatings

  • paint thinners, mineral spirits or solvents

  • paint additives

  • paint washings

  • resins

  • roof patch or repair

  • tar-based or bitumen-based products

  • texture coatings

  • traffic paints

  • two-component coatings.

Paintback transports the paint collected from the collection point for treatment. The packaging and waste liquid are separated.  The containers are recycled.  Waste paint is treated in a number of ways including energy recovery for solvent and liquid/solid separation for water-based paint, significantly minimising landfill over current practices.

For more information visit  www.paintback.com.au