Chemical usage and their disposal

The Community Recycling Centre will accept a number of different chemicals and hazardous waste from Surrey residents, including:

  • household and garden chemicals
  • used engine oil
  • paint
  • car batteries and batteries
  • domestic asbestos

Visit their website to check what they accept, opening hours and contact details before you visit.

Storing chemicals

Generally, chemicals should be kept:

  • cool
  • in the shade
  • away from drains
  • in a well ventilated place
  • with the lid securely fastened
  • out of reach of children

If in doubt, follow the storage and disposal instructions on the container.