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    Asbestos Disposal

    Asbestos can be hazardous to your health as well as to the environment if proper disposal precautions are not taken. Under no circumstances, should loose asbestos ever be disposed of with your regular trash.

    Disposal for Homeowners:

    Step 1 - Properly Prepare Asbestos for Disposal - Asbestos must be placed in 6-mil plastic bags or asbestos bags and sealed with duct tape. For siding, BOX FIRST, then bag to avoid bags from ripping and/or leaking. IN NO CASE WILL LOOSE ASBESTOS BE ACCEPTED FOR DISPOSAL.  Asbestos bags can be purchased at ACUA for $1.00 per bag or $70.00 for a case of 75. Bags are 33" x 50".

    Step 2 - Contact NJDEP if Necessary - A letter of intent form must be completed and submitted according to the NJDEP guidance document ten days prior to asbestos disposal date if the material is not classified as Category I or II nonfriable asbestos containing material (ACM) and is classified as Regulated Asbestos Containing Material (RACM). Click here for more information or call (609) 984-6985. 

    Step 3 - Bring Asbestos to ACUA for Disposal - Residents and individuals with 15 bags or less may bring asbestos to ACUA’s Environmental Park for disposal during regular business hours.

    Click here for ACUA disposal rates.

    Disposal for Commercial Haulers:

    Step 1 - Properly Prepare Asbestos for Disposal - Asbestos must be placed in 6-mil plastic bags or asbestos bags and sealed with duct tape. For siding, BOX FIRST, then bag to avoid bags from ripping and/or leaking. IN NO CASE WILL LOOSE ASBESTOS BE ACCEPTED FOR DISPOSAL.  Asbestos bags can be purchased at ACUA for $1.00 per bag or $70.00 for a case of 75. Bags are 33" x 50".

    Step 2 - Contact NJDEP if Necessary - A letter of intent form must be completed and submitted according to the NJDEP guidance document ten days prior to asbestos disposal date if the material is not classified as Category I or II nonfriable asbestos containing material (ACM) and is classified as Regulated Asbestos Containing Material (RACM). Click here for more information or call (609) 984-6985. 

    Step 3 - Schedule a Date for Disposal - Asbestos is accepted at ACUA’s Environmental Park from commercial haulers Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and commercial  haulers should call one day in advance to schedule a date and report the number of bags being disposed. 

    Step 4 - Bring Asbestos to ACUA for DisposalAll commercial haulers must have a manifest, supplied by the ACUA or their own, showing the type of material (friable/ non-friable), generator name, address, telephone number and contact person, and show the same information about the hauler, removal contractor and disposal site. If a manifest is not included with the load at time of disposal, the load will be rejected. Commercial haulers must haul in a NJDEP registered vehicle. All vehicles must be properly tarped.

    Click here for ACUA disposal rates.