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Contact product manufacturer to see if there is a recycling program in effect. Fire extinguishers are under pressure, and
have the potential to explode in combination with some materials. They cannot be discarded curbside and are not
accepted at Household Chemical Waste collections.
The following are recycling options for fire extinguishers:

Chicago Household Chemicals & Computer Recycling Facility
1150 N North Branch St, Chicago
Operated by the City of Chicago and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).
cityofchicago.org
Tuesdays: 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
Thursdays: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
1st Saturday of month: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Residential waste only (no business or commercial sector waste).
Accepts small fire extinguishers, small non-refillable cylinders (NRCs) and propane tanks for BBQ grills. This facility
accepts many additional items for recycling. See site for details.

Connected Fire Safety Service
3047 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago
connectedfire.com
773-741-1359
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Will take old fire extinguishers when a replacement is bought with them. Call for more information.

Henrichsen’s Fire & Safety  Equipment Company
563 N Wolf Rd, Wheeling
(847) 459-7877
henrichsensfire.com
Fire extinguishers may be dropped off for recycling at a charge of $4 per item.

U.S. Fire & Safety Equipment Company
6542 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
(773) 763-4422
usfsco.com
Recharges fire extinguishers. Call for more information.

Updated 11-2-17

 

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