Dangerous asbestos spilled on East Sussex roads Brighton News

LARGE quantities of hazardous asbestos waste are dumped on country roads.

Photos shared by Wealden District Council show piles of asbestos insulation board (AIB) and large trash bags dumped in the woods by the roadside.

In the past two weeks, hazardous waste has been found at Danetage, Rotherfield, Mark Cross, Crowborough and Lodge Lane, Frant.

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BIA was commonly used as a flame retardant material as well as for partitions, ceiling tiles and elevator shaft linings.

In a statement, Wealden Council said this type of asbestos should be removed and disposed of by a specialist contractor.

A spokesperson said: “Someone is endangering their own health and that of others.

“The purple bags in the photos are from the Buckinghamshire Council area.”

Those who know where the material is coming from or who have witnessed air leaks are urged to contact the council on 01323 443322 or send an email to

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This notice was published: 2021-06-26 06:00:00

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