Disposal of Asbestos - Domestic Properties

Aberdeenshire Council currently has four sites licensed to accept cement bonded asbestos direct from members of the public.                                                                                                                               

Kirkhill Waste Treatment Plant,
          AB42 4JA          
         (Disposal only Wednesday between 9am and 12 noon)
Telephone: 01771 622495
Inverboyndie Waste Treatment Plant,
          AB45 2JJ          
         (Disposal only Wednesday between 9am and 12 noon)
Telephone: 01261 812903
Souterford Road Waste Transfer Station,
          AB51 0TP          
          (Disposal only Wednesday between 9am and 12 noon)
Telephone: 01467 537453    
Redcloak Household Waste & Recycling Centre,
          Slug Road, Stonehaven.
          AB39 3SR          
          (Disposal only Wednesday between 9am and 12 noon)
Telephone: 01569 767892
  • The sites are only licensed to accept cement bonded asbestos.
  • Asbestos for disposal must be presented by the householder in person.  
  • Asbestos Disposal at these sites is restricted. A maximum of ten sheets per household will be accepted. You must contact the relevant site in advance to arrange a time and date for disposal.
  • Asbestos taken to these sites for disposal must be double bagged/ wrapped in strong, preferably clear, plastic (not supplied by the council, available from builders merchants and DIY stores) and sealed. Further instructions on how to present asbestos for disposal are available in a downloadable leaflet:
    Disposal of Asbestos from Domestic Properties 417kb
  • Asbestos is only accepted from domestic properties in Aberdeenshire. Please bring proof of residency with you (for example recent utility bill, driving licence). Disposal is free of charge.
  • It is not necessary to obtain  a consignment note from your local SEPA (Scottish Environmental Protection  Agency) Office for asbestos from DOMESTIC properties.
  • Any queries should be directed  to the relevant site.     


Tradesmen wishing to dispose of asbestos cannot use any of the above facilities but should contact a specialist waste disposal company. These are listed in Yellow Pages under "Asbestos Removal".

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