Facility Closures

Contact facilities directly to ensure they are open during the COVID-19 health emergency and learn about changes to their drop-off procedures.

What would you like to Recycle?

Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are a hazardous product, subject to explosion if crushed in landfills and thus unsuitable for regular disposal. They are banned from disposal as garbage at Hartland Depot. Return your extra, non-working or expired fire extinguisher for recharge or recycling.

Reduce | Reuse | Recycle | Facilities

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.

Contact facilities directly regarding restrictions and charges.

Facilities

  • Crest Fire Extinguishers Ltd.

    487 Burnside Road East
    Victoria
    250.386.7222

  • Hartland Depot

    1 Hartland Avenue
    Victoria
    250.360.3030

  • 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.