Recycling & Waste

Asbestos

Definition

Asbestos removal is highly regulated because it causes serious health risks when fibers become airborne.

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Legal Considerations

It is illegal to put asbestos-containing materials in the trash.

Disposal

If you need to dispose of asbestos-containing materials, contact the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-4620 or at health.asbestos-lead@state.mn.us.