Asbestos Removal and Disposal

Asbestos can be disposed of at the Uralla Landfill and Community Recycling Centre on Tip Road (off Rowan Avenue) in Uralla.

For small domestic scale amounts of asbestos, residents must purchase an asbestos bag and pay the associated charge for disposal.

For larger amounts, residents should notify Council on (02) 6778 6300 of their intention to dispose of asbestos at the site. A quote can be provided on request.

Inadequately wrapped or un-bagged asbestos will not be accepted. Asbestos weighing more than 100kg or consisting of more than 10 m2 of sheeting in one load must be accompanied by a consignment number.

Asbestos Disposal Fees and Charges for 2018/19

Asbestos disposal bag, including cost of disposal: $19.00 per bag

Asbestos (bulk): $260.00 per cubic metre

Can I put asbestos into my waste or recycling bin?

It is illegal to put asbestos into your kerbside recycling, waste or green bin. Asbestos is a hazardous material. Putting it into your recycling bin exposes council staff to asbestos when they are sorting the recycling material. Fines will apply where illegally dumped asbestos is identified. 

Can I bury asbestos on my property?

It is illegal to dispose of asbestos at an unlicenced site. It must be taken to a facility that can lawfully receive asbestos waste.