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Health and safety advice on asbestos including information about the safe removal of asbestos related products and removal licences.

Domestic disposal

Small amounts of asbestos waste can be disposed of from your home for free at the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Canal Head North, Kendal, LA9 7DB.

The maximum that will be accepted on any day is four sheets, or equivalent, with a maximum of three visits. Asbestos warning

Asbestos must be double wrapped in plastic and sealed with tape before visiting the site.

Staff must be informed on arrival.

Do not:

  • put the sheets or bags in a skip or just leave them
  • break up asbestos sheets as this is dangerous 

Fly tipped waste

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