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Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers

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).

Reduce | Reuse | Recycle | Facilities

How do I go green?

Reduce

Check your extinguisher and note its expiry date. Have it recharged or checked at the proper time.

Reuse

Fire extinguishers can be serviced and recharged if used or past expiry. Check the listings below.

Recycle

You can return extra or non-working extinguishers to the facility noted below.

Facilities

  • Crest Fire Extinguishers Ltd.

    487 Burnside Road East
    Victoria
    250-386-7222

  • Hartland Recycling Facility

    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.