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Private disposal

Hire a private company that handle asbestos cleanup. Find options
in the Yellow Pages under "Asbestos Removal & Abatement."

City landfill disposal

You can also self-haul asbestos directly to the Shepard Landfill for
safe disposal. Asbestos loads are only accepted Monday to Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Landfill charges will apply.


Special instructions

All asbestos waste must be packaged properly for safe handling and disposal. See the Acceptable Industry Practices for asbestos for more details.

  • Must be double-bagged with polyethylene sheets (6-mil) 
  • Material must be wetted prior to being bagged.
  • All bags must be double-wrapped and sealed (with duct tape or similar products) to prevent a release of material at the landfill. 

If you are a business, please see our commercial asbestos page.

Improperly packaged asbestos may be rejected or charged a Hard-to-Handle surcharge.

Improperly packaged asbestos examples

When you package asbestos, take care to avoid the following errors: 

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