Flashcards in Contaminated Land, Asbestos & Surveys Deck (7)
What are the types of soil classification?
Uncontaminated (clean, greenfield)
Inert (earth or rock waste that will not decompose)
What is asbestos?
A cement product which was used in buildings because the fibers provided strength and little weight
Insulating and fire resistant
Can cost £500/m3 to remove
What types of asbestos require a license to remove?
Large amount of debris
How must the removal of asbestos be notified?
Under a ASB5 at least 14 days before work starts
What are the non licensable asbestos?
Asbestos that is encapsulated in materials in a good condition
Small amount of debris
What is the Waste Acceptance Criteria?
The WAC classifies how waste should be treated/removed