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Types of Asbestos Materials

Different types of Asbestos can found in a many of the common materials used in the building trade. Some of these materials should only be worked on by a licensed contractor such as The Mick George Group.

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Types of Asbestos Materials

Asbestos is a general name given to several naturally occurring fibrous minerals that have crystallised to form fibres. Asbestos fibres do not dissolve in water or evaporate, they are resistant to heat, fire, chemical and biological degradation and are mechanically strong.

The properties of Asbestos made it an ideal material for use in a number of products, including insulation material for buildings, boilers and pipes; car brakes and floor tiles, insulating board to protect against fire; as well as Asbestos cement for roofing sheets and pipes.

There are a number of different types of Asbestos materials which we can help remove and dispose of, some of which are displayed below.


Asbestos in ArtexAsbestos in CeilingAsbestos in CementChrysotile Asbestos
Asbestos in ConcreteAsbestos Containing MaterialsCorrugated Asbestos RoofingAsbestos in Garages
Asbestos GutteringAsbestos in HousesAsbestos InsulationAsbestos Insulation Boards
Asbestos Pipe LaggingLoose Fill Asbestos in LoftsAsbestos in PaintAsbestos in Plaster
Asbestos in RoofsAsbestos in ShedsAsbestos SheetsAsbestos in Soils
Asbestos in Floor TilesAsbestos in Walls

We provide commercial operators, local contractors, tradespeople and residential markets with the necessary services to dispose of different types of Asbestos waste safely and legally.

From site inspection and surveys to removal and disposal, Mick George Environmental is fully licenced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to test, manage and complete works for non-licensed, notifiable non-licensed and licensed asbestos and Asbestos contaminated materials. We are also accredited members of ARCA – the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association.

Other Hazardous Waste Materials that we handle include:

• Alkaline
• Corrosives
• Diesel
• Empty Drums
• Flammable liquids & Solids
• Fuels
• Gases
• Grease Guns
• Inks
• Pesticides
• Plastic Containers
• Resins
• Sealants
• Solvents
• Toxic Substances

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On behalf of the College’s Head of Estates and I, we would like to state how extremely pleased we both are with how the Environmental works have been managed.

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The efficient service and endeavour to go beyond the original scope of works has meant that the Environmental works have been conducted smoothly from start to finish. Thanks to all your team for their professionalism and friendliness.

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