Hazardous Waste

Disposal of Asbestos and Hazardous Household Waste and Chemicals

Asbestos disposal is only available at Hanrahan Road Waste Facility. Read the information below before taking your asbestos for disposal.

Asbestos Disposal Guidelines

Health: Asbestos and asbestos containing material (ACM) removal & disposal procedure information sheet

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program

To keep harmful materials out of the landfill, your Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) can be taken to Hanrahan Road Waste Facility. Download the Household Hazardous Waste flyer for a list of accepted items.

Please see the acceptable materials list below and remember:

  • ONLY quantities of up to 20kg or 20L per material type accepted
  • This service is for residential waste only, NOT commercial waste disposal
  • Albany does not accept unknown/unlabelled bottles of chemicals.

Materials accepted through the HHW Program

  • Acids and alkalis
  • Aerosols
  • Batteries (household)
  • Engine coolants and glycols
  • Fire extinguishers – non halon (red) only
  • Flammables
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent lamps and tubes
  • Gas cylinders (small household)
  • Household chemicals (e.g. cleaners)
  • Paint
  • Pesticides/herbicides
  • Poisons/toxics
  • Pool chemicals
  • Smoke detectors

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