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Fire extinguishers

How to dispose of fire extinguishers safely.

A fire extinguisher.

Do not dispose of unwanted fire extinguishers at home. Take this waste to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which RC container

    Give the fire extinguisher to a member of staff at the centre.

  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept fire extinguishers.

  • Safety information

    Fire extinguishers must be decommissioned and disposed of safely.

  • Further information

    Specialist contractors pick up fire extinguishers that have been brought to our centres and ensure they are correctly disposed of.

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