Disposing of Asbestos?
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has generated a map of Victorian landfills licensed to receive asbestos. This will assist you in identifying the closest disposal option. Landfills are categorised as:
- Domestic (householder DIY)
- Commercial and domestic
- Commercial only
The Closest Domestic Tip to You
We recommend that you call ahead to confirm hours of operation and approximate charges
Northern suburbs - Bulla tip, 500 Sunbury Road (03 9307 1348); Wollert tip, 45 Bridge Inn Road (03 9408 1299)
Western suburbs - Allied Waste Concepts, Brooklyn (0418 372 814) N.B. Pick up from your residence only.
Southern suburbs - Fingal tip, 280 Truemans Road, Fingal (03 5988 6731)
Eastern/Central suburbs - Reads Waste, 22 Ross Street, Heatherton (03 9558 3355) N.B. Pick up or delivery; Chapman Gardner Pty Ltd, Warrandyte (03 9728 8477/0413 030 151) N.B. Pick up from your residence only.
The disposal of asbestos waste, whether from a workplace or household, is controlled by the EPA under the Environmental Protection Act 1970 and the Environmental Protection (Prescribed Waste) Regulations 1998. In addition, the EPA controls the transportation of asbestos waste when undertaken by a commercial contractor.
By law, you are required to dispose of asbestos products at a waste treatment centre that is licensed to accept waste asbestos. For further information, please read Disposing of asbestos yourself
- DO NOT dispose of asbestos products at your local waste & recycling tip!
- DO NOT dump asbestos products!
- DO NOT place asbestos products in your hard rubbish collection!
The dumping of asbestos on public or private land is a breach of the Health Act 1958 and the Environmental Protection Act 1970. If you have concerns about someone dumping asbestos products, please contact your local council and the EPA.