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Fire Extinguishers

Recycle at home

Fire extinguishers are classified as hazardous waste and need to be disposed of carefully.

Most larger household waste recycling centres accept them for disposal. For safety reasons, local councils usually ask for the handles to be securely taped together or the safety pin to be in place. CO2 types should have the swivel horn in place or a blanking plate fitted. Contact your local council for advice or find your nearest hazardous waste disposal service below.

Find your nearest hazardous waste disposal service

If you live in Wales, you can enter your postcode on the GOV.UK website to find your nearest local hazardous waste disposal service.

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