Register your unwanted chemicals for ChemClear collection

Queensland property owners can register their unwanted agricultural and veterinary chemicals in Agsafe’s ChemClear collection, which is hitting the road in June.

The industry-led chemical waste cleanup is aimed at encouraging farmers and other agvet chemical users to ensure their safety by registering any unused and unknown chemicals for collection.

To date, more than 11,800 lt/kg of obsolete agricultural chemicals from approximately 66 waste holders registered for collection throughout Queensland.

National ChemClear Manager, Lisa Nixon, said Queenslanders were great supporters of ChemClear, with collections held nearly every second year.

“The program has collected over 178 tonnes of unwanted agvet chemicals from Queensland farms and businesses since its first collection in 2006,” Mrs Nixon said.

“That is a huge amount of chemical to divert from landfill, creeks and water tables and it’s a great testament to Queensland agvet chemical users.”

“By booking in and delivering these chemical products for safe disposal, we have a cleaner and greener State”.

Farmers and landowners have until April 28 2021 to register their unwanted chemicals online or by ringing the hotline, with all registered persons to be notified of collection locations in their council area in May.