How To Dispose Of Asbestos

As most skip bin hire companies in Melbourne, Need A Skip Now doesn't accept asbestos, however our customers are frequently asking us about how to dispose of Asbestos.

In Australia, the disposal of Asbestos is controlled and regulated by EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). According to the EPA they recommend to contact an authorised Asbestos Removal Contractor, which can be found in Yellow Pages, who must hold a current WorkCover Insurance.

EPA has a list of landfills which are allowed to accept Asbestos.

We strongly encourage all our customers to dispose of the Asbestos responsibly, as handling the dangerous materials without proper knowledge can lead to serious health risks and potential fines.


For more information on how to dispose of Asbestos, the following article from EPA will give you all the necessary steps.