Asbestos can be found in any house or building built before the year 2000 as it was widely used in a variety of building materials.
Handling or removing asbestos
If you have to handle or remove asbestos The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website provides essential guidance you need to follow.
Disposing of asbestos
Household cement bonded asbestos can be taken to some weighbridge facilities in Greater Manchester. The asbestos must be double wrapped in heavy duty plastic wrapping. You can also use household rubble sacks that can be bought from supermarkets and other outlets, as long as the asbestos is contained and sealed within the bags. All other asbestos items must be removed by a qualified person under licence.