Asbestos & Soil Disposal
See below waste disposal options for Asbestos disposal, Cat C and Cat D Soil and Clean Fill available to you as a resident.
The Mildura Landfill is the only facility in the Mildura Rural City Council area licenced to accept asbestos waste.
Asbestos disposal at Mildura Landfill
Click the below button to request a time to dispose of Asbestos at Mildura Landfill
Asbestos Disposal request form
- DO NOT dispose of asbestos in your kerbside bins or a rubbish skip
- DO NOT dump asbestos waste illegally as it is a health and safety threat to the community and the environment
- DO NOT recycle or reuse asbestos waste
- DO NOT leave asbestos waste out beside your kerbside bins for collection
What to do if you find asbestos
Unlicensed removal of asbestos can be legally carried out by homeowners, however, some jobs are best left to the experts. It is recommended that you engage the services of a licensed asbestos removal contractor.
Who to contact
Use the Yellow Pages to search for a licensed asbestos removal contractor or visit www.asebestos.vic.gov.au to find a list of licensed asbestos removalists in your area.
You should also contact the Mildura Landfill on 03 5018 8505 for information about asbestos disposal and the fees and charges for its disposal.
Soil Disposal at Mildura and Ouyen Landfills
Anyone bringing soil into Mildura or Ouyen Landfills will need to complete the online booking form and ensure you have met all the requirements before coming onto site. It is highly recommended you visit the EPA VIC website: Managing waste soil | Environment Protection Authority Victoria (epa.vic.gov.au)
Soil Disposal request form
Mildura Landfill is licensed to accept:
- Clean fill (clean fill is to be as clean of contaminates as reasonably practicable before attending site to dispose)
- Category C and D contaminated soil
- Soil containing asbestos
Ouyen Landfill is only allowed to accept:
Council is changing the way we accept soil at our Mildura and Ouyen Landfill sites. Changes are being made to meet the new requirements under the new Environment Protection Act that begins on 1 July 2021.
The EPA Victoria document: Guide to classifying industrial waste will outline the process. Classifying waste soil helps you determine the waste code and type before transportation. You can find the document here: 1968.1: Guide to classifying industrial waste | Environment Protection Authority Victoria (epa.vic.gov.au)
To meet your industrial waste duties, you must classify soil to find a lawful place to dispose of it.
To meet your priority waste duties, you must classify priority waste soil in accordance with the:
You need to determine the priority waste category if soil is going to landfill. The priority waste categories for soil are Category A, B, C , D and soil containing asbestos only. The priority waste category tells you which landfill the soil can go to, and which waste levy applies.