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1

What are the types of soil classification?

Uncontaminated (clean, greenfield)
Inert (earth or rock waste that will not decompose)
Hazardous
Hazardous contaminated
Asbestos

2

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

3

What types of asbestos require a license to remove?

Pipe lagging
Insulating boards
Large amount of debris

4

How must the removal of asbestos be notified?

Under a ASB5 at least 14 days before work starts

5

What are the non licensable asbestos?

Asbestos that is encapsulated in materials in a good condition
Small amount of debris
Floor tiles

6

What is the Waste Acceptance Criteria?

The WAC classifies how waste should be treated/removed

7

Where is asbestos found?

Roof tiles
Insulation
Floor tiles
Pipes
Subsoil
Cement