Council has implemented strict protocols to ensure we comply with directions issued by government in relation to managing the COVID 19 risk. These protocols apply to our staff, our customers and visitors to our premises, and councillors alike. Please be understanding that we will do our best to maintain services and help in what are unique and challenging circumstances.
Council has strict conditions for the acceptance of asbestos waste at the Tenterfield Waste Transfer Station and Boonoo Boonoo Landfill. It is essential customers follow directions before and during disposal to avoid asbestos exposure to themselves, staff and other people.
Please note asbestos waste is not accepted at any other Transfer Station in the Council area (Drake, Legume, Liston, Torrington or Urbenville).
To dispose of asbestos waste at Tenterfield Waste Management Facilities, the following conditions must be met:
For asbestos quantities less than 1 cubic metre – Tenterfield Waste Transfer Station:
Operational Hours for disposal of quantities less than 1 cubic metre at Tenterfield Waste Transfer Station for asbestos are;
For asbestos quantities greater than 1 cubic metre – Boonoo Boonoo Landfill:
Asbestos waste is accepted by appointment only
Fees for the disposal of asbestos waste are available on Council’s website at Fees and Charges Report Final (nsw.gov.au)
If the conditions outlined on this webpage are not followed for the disposal of asbestos waste at the Tenterfield Waste Management Facilities, you may be in breach of the NSW Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 and Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 and could be liable for penalties.