Asbestos disposal at Olympic View Transfer Station

Need to dispose of asbestos-containing materials at Olympic View Transfer Station? Follow these five steps carefully.


Step 1: Request required disposal appointment 

Complete the Asbestos Appointment Request form to request your asbestos disposal appointment. Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. A Waste Management representative will contact you within 24 hours to schedule your drop-off appointment.

 

Step 2: Prepare your asbestos materials

You must prepare asbestos-containing materials according to these instructions:


Friable Asbestos

Wet all asbestos-containing materials with water or a suitable non-hazardous wetting agent. Materials must be wet upon delivery. Double wrap all the materials in sturdy and leak-proof plastic bags (6-mil minimum). Seal each bag. Bags cannot weigh more than 50 pounds each. You must lift each package into a container without assistance from staff.

If larger pieces will not fit into a bag, double wrap the wet materials in heavy plastic sheeting (6-mil minimum) and seal the package with duct tape.


Non-Friable Asbestos (Shingles and Roofing)

Wet all asbestos-containing materials with water or a suitable non-hazardous wetting agent. Materials must be wet upon delivery. You do not need to bag non-friable asbestos (shingles and roofing). 


Step 3: Attach required label to each bag of friable asbestos

You must label each bag of friable asbestos with the Friable Asbestos Label.

You do not need to bag or label non-friable asbestos (shingles and roofing).

 

Step 4: Complete Asbestos Waste Shipment Report for each load

You must complete and bring the Asbestos Waste Shipment Report for each load of asbestos you bring to Olympic View Transfer Station. This is a legal document, so you must write legibly. Use black or blue ink only.

 

Step 5: Deliver at the scheduled time

Bring your asbestos materials and Asbestos Waste Shipment Report to Olympic View Transfer Station for your scheduled appointment. Be prepared to pay current asbestos disposal fees. 


Did You Know?

​Both homeowners and contractors must check for asbestos before demolition or renovation and then follow survey and removal requirements if any is found.