Asbestos Waste Disposal
Where Is Asbestos Typically Found
Asbestos was used for many industrial purposes and used in most buildings before the year 2000. Commonly used in floor and ceiling tiles, boilers, thermal pipe lagging, some insulation board and sprayed coatings. Bonded asbestos is often found in garages, sheds, farm buildings; asbestos cement pipes, floor tiles, fire resistant insulation productions, friction material, textile products and moulded plastic and battery boxes.
Wasteology provide a cost effective solution to clients generating or removing asbestos waste from sites. If you discover asbestos or asbestos bonded materials in your home during work or DIY activities the general advice is to leave it alone. If the material is damaged or you have to remove it, you must make arrangements for its safe removal and disposal.
Legislation of Asbestos disposal
Asbestos waste cannot be disposed of as general waste. There is a total ban on the disposal of asbestos waste at mixed waste landfills.
Is Asbestos Waste Considered Hazardous Waste?
Whilst the material is classified as hazardous. There are three types of asbestos:
- Blue Asbestos – crocidolite
- Brown Asbestos – amosite
- White Asbestos – chrysotile – This is cement bonded Asbestos that Wasteology are licensed to collect
Why Wasteology ?
- Our vehicles have real time tracking
- Services can be booked 24 hours a day 7 days a week, however out of hour’s charges may apply
- ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Certificate
- ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certificate
- Halving Waste to Landfill
- BS OHSAS 4500:2018 Health and Safety
Areas Covered for Skip Hire
We provide drop offs and collections in Somerset, Devon, Kent and London and the surrounding areas from our local nearby waste transfer stations. Skips can be delivered in various sizes; open or enclosed, and can supply crane tested skip certificates.