Important information about disposal and illegal dumping

You must only dispose asbestos at appropriately licensed waste facilities. These facilities have specific requirements for managing asbestos waste under the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act 1998.

It is illegal to:

  • dump asbestos
  • dispose of asbestos in residential rubbish bins
  • recycle and use asbestos
  • sell asbestos or asbestos containing products

To report the illegal disposal or dumping of asbestos, call the NT EPA Pollution Hotline on 1800 064 567.