Dangerous waste

If you have any items that you suspect may be unsafe to put in your dustbin, contact Oxfordshire County Council for free advice on safe disposal.

If you need to book someone to remove waste from your property, to help ensure you don't end up giving your rubbish to a fly-tipper please follow our tips on waste removal - how to stay legal.

Dangerous items could include the following:

  • Asbestos
  • Garden chemicals
  • Unusable solvent based paint
  • Paint strippers and thinners (if you need to get rid of paint, pop some sand in the tin and let it solidify before putting it in your grey bin)
  • Varnishes, wood stains and preservatives
  • Sealants and glues
  • Car care products
  • Unknown items

You can take household and garden chemicals to one of the Oxfordshire County Council Waste Recycling Centres. Oxfordshire County Council This link will take you to an external website...

Last reviewed: 16 - 01 - 2018

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