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If your house was built before 1990, there’s a good chance it contains asbestos somewhere. Common places you might find asbestos include walls, roofs and eaves, vinyl tiling, drains and oven or heating flues.

Visit the Asbestos Awareness website to learn more and get tips on how to protect yourself.

Handling and disposing of asbestos

Strict rules apply to handling and disposing of asbestos. If you’re removing more than 10 square meters of asbestos, you must use a licensed asbestos removalist.

See the NSW EPA website for more information about dealing with asbestos waste.

It is illegal to put asbestos in a household garbage bin or to dump it.

You cannot take asbestos to our waste disposal depot.

Companies that accept asbestos waste

The local companies below can accept asbestos waste. You should check with these companies to confirm pricing and other details.

You can find other facilities in New South Wales that accept household asbestos on the EPA website.