It is illegal to dispose of asbestos waste in domestic garbage bins
It is illegal to re-use, recycle or illegally dump asbestos products
It is illegal to store, sell or give away asbestos.
There are two options for disposing of asbestos:
Asbestos waste is double-wrapped in 0.2 mm thick plastic bags or sheeting, sealed with tape and labelled double wrapped and transported to a landfill site that accepts asbestos. There are also laws surrounding the transport of asbestos.
Label all bags with an appropriate warning such as:
CAUTION - ASBESTOS
DO NOT DAMAGE OR OPEN BAG
DO NOT INHALE DUST
Asbestos waste is placed into a plastic-lined industrial skip that may have been provided by a waste contractor with an environmental authority to transport regulated waste.