Hazardous Waste


Asbestos is not accepted in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box or residual bin.

Asbestos is accepted BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at a limited number of local Household Waste Recycling Centres.

This can include corrugated and flat cement sheets from garages, sheds, flue pipers and floor tiles and linoleum.

To book an appointment please click here.

Asbestos generated as part of a paid trade activity by a builder or tradesperson from your residence or if you are a landlord and have asbestos from a rental property it is not accepted as part of the service.

Asbestos waste is not accepted from allotments.

The HSE website provides up to date and in-depth advice for asbestos removal and can be found at www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos.

Advice can also be provided by your local Council’s Environmental Health Office.


  • Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority can dispose of some hazardous household waste types at some Household Waste Recycling Centre.
  • This service it is dependent on what the waste is, and how much of it there is. Please call Tel: 0151 255 1444 to check before travelling to a Centre.
  • Examples of hazardous household wastes include: garden chemicals, weed-killers, insecticides, household cleaning products.

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