Hazardous Waste Removal

Commercial Chemical Waste Removal and Hazardous Waste Disposal for Business

DID YOU KNOW? Many commonly used chemicals and liquids such as pesticides, paints and solvents, coolants and motor oil are toxic if not disposed of properly. In landfill, these chemicals can leach into the environment and waterways causing contamination. 

In Australia, this type of waste is also known as Industrial Waste, Prescribed Waste, PIW and Regulated Waste. This page covers all of those terms.

Safe chemical disposal options for business exist for a large range of everyday chemicals. 

If you have packaged chemical waste at your business that you would like disposed of we can help. To find out the cost of chemical waste disposal in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane we will need the below information:

  • Name of the chemical.
  • How much of it there is.
  • What type of container it is in.
  • How many containers there are.
  • And an MSDS if available for each chemical you need a price for disposal for. 

Note: This service is only available during business hours from commercial premises. For urgent collection situations or residential disposal please contact the relevant authority.

Commercial recycling services may also be available for those chemicals that can be reused such as motor oil. Call Nationwide Waste to see how our pooled resources can put in place an all-encompassing waste management solution for your business.

We generally offer chemical waste disposal as a part of an overall waste and recycling service solution, subject to volumes.

  • Hazardous Waste Removal
  • Paint Removal
  • On site Prescribed Waste containers
  • Quarantine Waste streams
  • All disposal services are in compliance with State Govt. Regulations and certificates of disposal will be made available on request

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In different areas of Australia, this type of waste is named differently.

You might know it as Industrial Waste, Prescribed Waste, Prescribed Industrial Waste, ore even Special Waste.

All kinds of businesses and workplaces generate prescribed waste and need it removed occasionally or on a scheduled basis.

Some of these include:

  • Schools and Universities
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Distribution Centres
  • Shopping Centres

Common examples of this waste that businesses accumulate and might need to dispose of from time to time include:

  • Batteries
  • Acids
  • Alkali
  • Asbestos
  • Waste Solvents
  • Waste Fuel
  • Spent Reagents
  • Cleaners
  • Dyes
  • Pesticides
  • Flammable paint
  • Non flammable paint
  • Resins
  • Glues
  • Trichloroethelene


Chemical Waste Disposal Melbourne

Does your business need waste chemicals disposed of in Melbourne? We often help with compliant removal of packaged chemical waste and past use by date hazardous products. Often these products are simply left in storage, where they can deteriorate if not disposed of safely. If your business would like a price for chemical disposal Melbourne or needs to know how much prescribed waste costs, please contact us for a quote.

We cover all industrial waste disposal in all areas of Melbourne, including Bayswater – Dandenong – Derrimut – Campbellfield and all suburbs in between.

Industrial Waste Disposal Sydney

As we are a national business, Nationwide can provide safe packaged chemical disposal in Sydney. Stockpiled chemicals can become a fire hazard if left too long. Regularly disposing of out of date chemicals lowers the risk of an accident or incident. To find out chemical waste disposal prices Sydney, please call or email us for a quote. All areas including Mascot – Wetherill Park – Western Suburbs

Chemical Disposal Brisbane and South East Queensland

If your business in Brisbane regularly generates waste chemicals or you have a store of old chemical waste you would like to dispose of, Nationwide can help. From the Sunshine Coast, to Greater Metropolitan Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Nationwide provides industrial waste disposal services to all kinds of business and industry.


Services available only to business and industry for collections booked in advance and scheduled services.

If you have an urgent situation that requires immediate attention please contact your local emergency services.

Available as a part of a complete waste and recycling services management package.