Please do not pierce the aerosol.
Asbestos is hazardous and only small amounts can be accepted:
To book your visit, please phone: 01422 417720.
For larger quantities, a commercial asbestos contractor must be used. See the Yellow Pages for commercial asbestos strippers.
Only Calderdale residents can dispose of their asbestos at the HWRC. On arrival, you MUST show a Council Tax bill, to prove you are a resident. You MUST carry your own waste. If another person or builder carries the asbestos, it then becomes trade waste. This would then need a waste carriers license and taking to a licensed facility. We do NOT accept trade waste at the HWRCs.
Site staff are not able to help unload or lift asbestos. Make sure all parcels are a size and weight that you are able to put them in the container yourself.
All asbestos must be double wrapped in thick polythene or Visqueen and sealed with strong, all-weather tape. This is to keep it secure and avoid dust release when handling.
Only cement bonded asbestos types will be accepted (grey colour). This is usually from roofing, garages and fall pipes. We do NOT accept any blue, brown or white (fibrous) asbestos. This requires a specialist contractor found in the Yellow Pages.
When handling asbestos, we advise you to:
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