Learn more about asbestos, including where you might find it in your home, tips for hiring asbestos inspectors and corrective-action professionals, and more.
Non-friable asbestos incorporated into materials such as asbestos-containing floor tiles, shingles, and siding, may be included in your regular household trash. It must meet the requirements for home repair debris.
We also accept non-friable asbestos at our Solid Waste Processing Facility and Transfer Station. Please separate your non-friable asbestos products into a trash bag.
Friable, or loose, asbestos should only be removed and disposed of by a trained contractor. An example is asbestos insulation.
For more information, including a list of licensed contractors, contact the Maryland Department of the Environment's Air and Radiation Management Administration:
See the Maryland Department of the Environment's "Frequently asked questions for Homeowners of Single-family residences" (PDF) for more guidance on asbestos-containing materials, including removal recommendations for such materials in your home.