Hazardous Waste

Sharps Disposal | Chemical Waste | Contaminated Waste | Asbestos Disposal

Here you will find all the necessary details about disposing of hazardous waste, sharps, biohazard, asbestos and other dangerous waste groups. - Sharps Disposal | Chemical Waste | Contaminated Waste | Asbestos Disposal

THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE DISPOSING OF

11%

of Australia's waste was hazardous

45%

of hazardous waste is generated by the manufacturing and construction industries

23%

increase in hazardous waste tonnage from 16-17 to 18-19

Hazardous Waste also known as regulated waste, controlled waste or prescribed waste, is a growing category of waste that is considered too dangerous to dispose of in your general waste bin, or other waste collection categories and requires specialist handling, transportation, and disposal. Hazardous Chemicals and Hazardous Materials can have serious environmental impacts, not to mention, legal ramifications if these waste streams are disposed of incorrectly.

Redooo's hazardous waste category comprises of clinical waste, sharps disposal, asbestos disposal, chemical disposal, and other hazardous materials including oils, quarantine waste, biosecurity waste, toxic materials, contaminated waste, oils, coolant, acid, aerosols, pesticides, paint, solvents, contaminated soil or anything considered toxic to humans or animals.

Sharps Disposal and receptacles can comprise of any sharp material that has been used to puncture or lacerate skin, typically: syringes, scalpels, blades, hypodermic needles, contaminated glass, wires and certain types of plastic. Sharps containers are commonplace in Tattoo parlours, hospitals, medical centres, veterinary hospitals and clinics as well as in aged care facilities.  

Asbestos is a hazardous material that was used in buildings and properties in the late 80's and early 90's. The removal of Asbestos must be completed by a licenced specialist where it is disposed of at a licenced facility, Redooo provides Asbestos removal and disposal services by approved and compliant providers across Australia. If you suspect your building has Asbestos, please contact us and we can organise one of our experienced service providers to inspect the property and provide the appropriate course of action for the removal and disposal of the Asbestos.

Important notice

Please note that acceptance criteria varies across States and Territories. Have a look at our Allowed and Prohibited lists below to get an understanding, however in order to receive information about the most recent regulation, please visit you local council website.

Unless noted otherwise, Hazardous Materials** and Dangerous Goods*** are strictly banned in all waste streams. If you are not sure or have a requirement to dispose of any of these types of items please contact us and we will find a solution for you.

**Hazardous Materials - Unless explicitly allowed, Hazardous Materials include Aerosol Cans, Tyres, Batteries, Asbestos, Chemicals of any kind, Oil Heaters, Gas Bottles, Fire Extinguishers, Old Insulation, Fibro, Fibreglass roof sheeting, Fibro-cement sheeting, Ammunition, Flares, Paint, Paint Related Products, Other Prescribed or Hazardous Wastes, Bio Wastes or any Liquid or Flammable Waste like Fuel and Oil, Poisons, or any other Liquid Waste. If you are not sure or have a requirement to dispose of any of these types of items please contact us and we will find a solution for you.

***Dangerous Goods - Unless explicitly allowed, Dangerous Goods include Explosive Substances and Articles, Gases, Flammable Liquids and Solids, Self-Reactive Substances and Solid Desensitized Explosives, Substances liable to spontaneous combustion, substances which, in contact with Water, emit Flammable and/or Toxic Gases, Oxidizing Substances, Organic Peroxides, Toxic Substances, Infectious Substances, Radioactive Material, Corrosive Substances, Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances and Articles. If you are not sure or have a requirement to dispose of any of these types of items please contact us and we will find a solution for you..