Asbestos-containing waste material means any waste which contains commercial asbestos and is generated by a source subject to the provisions of the Code of Federal Regulations (Subpart M - National Emission Standard for Asbestos, Part 61) including asbestos mill tailings, control device asbestos waste, friable asbestos waste material, and bags or containers that previously contained commercial asbestos.

The Terrace Heights Landfill is the only landfill permitted in Yakima County to accept asbestos waste materials. Only waste from within Yakima County will be accepted. For more information, contact the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency:

Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency
186 Iron Horse Court, Suite 101
Yakima, WA  98901
Phone:  509-834-2050

Abatement & Removal Procedures

Customers must contact Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency for necessary forms, permits and procedures before beginning asbestos abatement.

Disposal Procedures

Customers must call the Solid Waste Office at 509-574-2450 at least 24 hours in advance to make proper arrangements for asbestos disposal.

Customers must fill out an Asbestos Waste Shipment Record (PDF)  and review our Asbestos Operating Procedures prior to disposal. Additional forms and information is available at the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency website:

Disposal Schedule & Fees

Disposal is to be between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. No disposal will be accepted on holidays, Saturdays, Sundays, or Mondays. Asbestos is $85.50 per ton, plus any applicable state refuse tax, with a 1 ton minimum charge for each load received.