What happens to asbestos waste

In this episode Ian and Neil provide a brief overview of what happens to asbestos waste following removal.

Neil Munro

I work in a dual role at Acorn Analytical Services focused primarily on growing and leading the business from our Northampton office base. My focus is on overseeing all sales, marketing and financial activities from Northampton. I assist clients with high-level asbestos management strategies and training. Together with Ian Stone I host our weekly podcast – Asbestos Knowledge Empire and I'm Co-author of Asbestos The Dark Arts and Fear and Loathing of Health and Safety.

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Asbestos Knowledge Empire Podcast

What happens to asbestos waste

In this episode Ian and Neil provide a brief overview of what happens to asbestos waste following removal.

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