Fire Extinguishers are a hazardous product, subject to explosion if crushed in landfills and thus unsuitable for regular disposal. Do the right thing and return your expired fire extinguisher for recharge or recycling to Crest Fire Extinguishers (listed below).
How do I go green?
Check your extinguisher and note its expiry date. Have it recharged or checked at the proper time.
Fire extinguishers can be serviced and recharged if used or past expiry. Check the listings below.
You can return extra or non-working extinguishers to the facility noted below.
Crest Fire Extinguishers Ltd.
487 Burnside Road East
Hartland Recycling Facility
# 1 Hartland Avenue
The Environmental Story
Fire extinguishers found in most homes contain a chemical combination designed to suppress and smother a fire. Usually, the chemicals are foam or powder sodium bicarbonate or potassium bicarbonate, pressurized with nitrogen.
Questions? Call the CRD Hotline.
We can answer your questions on the Hartland landfill, composting, household hazardous waste, recycling and more!
toll-free: 1.800.663.4425 #3030
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