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Can You Throw Away Asbestos in a Dumpster?

Milwaukee asbestos disposal restrictionsCan You Throw Away Asbestos in a Dumpster Rental?

While renting a dumpster can be incredibly convenient for both commercial and residential clean-up jobs, not everything can be thrown away in a rental dumpster. Milwaukee has certain restrictions due to environmental concerns, and the city doesn't allow certain types of materials in dumpster rentals.

Asbestos is on a list of restricted items in Milwaukee, meaning it can't be thrown away in a dumpster. Some types of asbestos-containing materials not allowed in a dumpster rental include: 

  • Slate siding
  • Pipe coverings
  • Duct coverings
  • Floor tiles
  • Loose-fill insulation
  • House siding
  • Ceiling tiles made from asbestos

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strongly recommends you hire a professional to remove the asbestos-containing materials from your home. 

Find your local recycling center here.

The City of Milwaukee Office of Public Works 

Phone: (414) 286-CITY

Drop Off Center Locations
North - 6660 N Industrial Road
South - 3879 W Lincoln Avenue

Summer Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 7AM – 3PM

Winter Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 7AM – 3PM
Sunday-Monday CLOSED

Have questions about what items can and can’t be thrown away in a dumpster? Contact Milwaukee Dumpster Rental today to learn more information.