Hazardous Waste Disposal

Disposal of Asbestos

It is the responsibility of all property owners to get asbestos to an approved place of disposal.

Under no circumstances should people leave asbestos on footpaths or roadsides.

Asbestos can only be disposed of at Yeppoon Landfill.

Contact us for advice on disposing these items at a landfill or transfer station.
  • Regulated waste (including Asbestos) and liquid waste
  • Abrasive blasting materials
  • Waste as a result of fire (incineration)
  • Soils from land rehabilitation and remediation
  • Paints
  • Household or industrial chemicals
  • Medical waste
  • Paper sludge
  • Chemically impregnated timber
  • Carpet
  • Quantities of fire/smoke detectors (above 10 units)
The Removal and Transport of Asbestos for Domestic and The Removal and Transport of Asbestos for Commercial  factsheets provide information on the correct process to follow when removing and disposing of asbestos.