Asbestos

When broken up, asbestos is a serious hazard as inhaling asbestos fibres can cause respiratory diseases.

Asbestos waste cannot be collected through household waste and recycling services. 

When reporting an asbestos removal/issue please make sure it falls within the following categories:

  • construction/asbestos removal
  • asbestos located inside your house
  • asbestos located in a neighbouring house
  • suspected asbestos dust in the air
  • neighbour removing asbestos

Report an issue with asbestos

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If you’re not sure how to manage asbestos in your house, get advice from a licenced contractor.

If you find any rubbish left by the road that you suspect contains asbestos, don’t touch it and report a fly-tipping issue immediately.