Before you consider disposing of asbestos, please read important information from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

You can get rid of asbestos waste at one of three of our household waste and recycling centres:

  • Capstone site, Shawstead Road, Chatham
  • Cuxton site, Sundridge Hill, Cuxton
  • Hoath Way site, Gillingham

Before arriving at the waste and recycling centre, please contact us on 01634 333 333 to check that we have space to accept your delivery of asbestos waste.

How to secure your asbestos waste

You must securely seal your asbestos waste before arriving at a waste and recycling centre. To do this:

  1. Double wrap the asbestos in heavy-duty plastic (500-1000 gauge)
  2. Seal with heavy-duty tape to prevent tears in the packaging and contamination of your vehicle

We will not accept any asbestos waste that has not be double bagged or wrapped.

Asbestos waste we accept

We accept:

  • Asbestos cement roofing
  • Asbestos down pipes and gutters
  • Asbestos flues
  • Asbestos tiles

We don’t accept any other types of asbestos at our waste and recycling centres.

What to do at our waste and recycling centres

When you arrive, the following steps must be taken:

  1. Before taking any items out of your vehicle, tell a member of staff that you need to get rid of asbestos.
  2. We will check that your asbestos waste is securely wrapped to minimise contamination at the centre. If your asbestos is not double-bagged or double-wrapped in heavy-duty plastic, you will be turned away.
  3. You will be asked to complete a declaration form to say you have brought asbestos to the centre. This is for health and safety reasons.
  4. We will direct you to an asbestos container where you can leave your asbestos items.