Tracking Asbestos Waste - New South Wales

Description

If you intend to transport asbestos waste weighing more than 100 kilograms, or consisting of more than ten or more square metres of asbestos sheeting in one load, you must track and report the load. Both asbestos transporters and receiving facilities are responsible for tracking asbestos.

Tracking can be done through the agency's online waste tracking system called WasteLocate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All WasteLocate (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Additional information

When transporting asbestos waste, you must ensure that:

  • the part of the vehicle transporting the waste is covered and leak-proof during transportation
  • if the waste consists of bonded asbestos material, it is securely packaged during transportation
  • if the waste consists of friable asbestos material, it is kept in a sealed container during transportation
  • if the waste consists of asbestos-contaminated soils, it is wetted down.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries, Environment Line

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Phone: 02 9995 5555
Phone: 13 15 55
Fax: 02 9995 5911
Email: info@epa.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)