Hazardous waste

Household asbestos removal and disposal

The safest way to remove and dispose of asbestos waste from your home is to use a specialist contractor.

For advice on handling asbestos waste, please contact:

How to dispose of asbestos

You can request a collection online or take the asbestos to a recycling centre.

We accept household asbestos at the following recycling centres only.

Asbestos has to be double bagged in:

  • 1000-gauge polythene or
  • double wrapped in 1000-gauge polythene.

On arrival, please inform the operatives that the bags contain asbestos. The operatives will show you which container to use.  

Collection service

For a fee, we can collect asbestos from domestic properties within the county borough.

The service includes:

  • collection,
  • sealing of the sheets,
  • transportation to a temporary sealed storage skip before bulking
  • disposal at a licensed hazardous landfill site.
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Clinical waste disposal

To arrange a collection please contact the NHS collection helpline.

For collections the following week, please call 0300 123 9208 or email nwssp_hcscontrolhub@wales.nhs.uk before Thursday 5pm.

The above arrangement will apply to all clinical waste collections. This includes dialysis, diabetics or other general clinical waste.