Discover landfills, transfer stations, handlers, and service locations that accept Asbestos.
Asbestos refers to six naturally occurring fibrous minerals that have the ability to resist heat, fire and electricity.
Although asbestos fibers are microscopic in nature, they are extremely durable and resistant to fire and most chemical reactions and breakdowns. These properties of asbestos supported its use for many years in a number of different commercial and industrial settings, as well as in a wide range of consumer products. Although its use has diminished in recent decades, there are still many products that contain asbestos, especially in older homes, schools, and public buildings.
Asbestos is perhaps best known for its role in causing mesothelioma, a rare and deadly cancer that can develop in linings of the lungs, abdomen, or heart.
Asbestos alternatives for industrial use include sleeves, rope, tape, fabric, textiles and insulation batt materials made from fiberglass and silica.
In most developed countries, asbestos is typically disposed of as hazardous waste in landfill sites.
The demolition of buildings containing large amounts of asbestos based materials pose particular problems for builders and property developers – such buildings often have to be deconstructed piece by piece, or the asbestos has to be painstakingly removed before the structure can be razed by mechanical or explosive means.
Asbestos can be recycled by transforming it into harmless silicate glass. Microwave thermal treatment can be used in an industrial manufacturing process to transform asbestos and asbestos-containing waste into porcelain stoneware tiles, porous single-fired wall tiles, and ceramic bricks.
Asbestos Disposal Locations
Cedar Hill Landfill
1319 North Business Creek Road
Ragland, AL 35131
6241 Massey Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Cordova, AK 99574
3rd & Lander Recycling & Transfer Station
2733 3rd Street South, 3rd & Lander Street
Kenmore, WA 98028
A P T ENVIRONMENTAL INCChittenden County
A-1 Sandrock C&D Landfill
2111-B Bishop Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27406
ABATEMENT PRO INCAda County
Abbeville County Landfill
1094 Gassoway Farm Road
Abbeville, SC 29620
Abilene Regional Landfill
3400 Beltway N, off Hwy 277
Abilene, TX 79601
Absolute Waste Solutions Inc / Green Acres Landfill
Tecumseh, OK 74873
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