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Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are hand-held household and portable extinguishers containing ABC extinguishing agent (powder).

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

Consider extending the life of your fire extinguisher through refurbishing, repair, and/or recharging with a company specializing in servicing fire extinguishers. Information on fire extinguishers, California code for busineses, on boats

After using an extinguisher, it must be recharged.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Acme Fire Extinguisher 1305 Fruitvale Ave
b/t 13th St & 14th St
Oakland Repair Paid Drop-off Refills, repairs & recycling. Fee for service.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Accepted: Commercial and residential types up to 10 lbs each. Possibly vintage C02 or water-types. Not accepted: Fire extinguishers from businesses or landlords, hard-piped or automatic (attached to a restaurant-type stove hood).
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off Accepted: Resident generated up to 10 lbs. Possibly vintage C02 or water-types. Not accepted: Fire extinguishers from businesses or landlords, hard-piped or automatic (attached to a restaurant-type stove hood).
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off  Accepted: Resident generated up to 10 lbs. Possibly vintage C02 or water-types. Not accepted: Fire extinguishers from businesses or landlords, hard-piped or automatic (attached to a restaurant-type stove hood).
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  Accepted: Resident generated up to 10 lbs. Possibly vintage C02 or water-types. Not accepted: Fire extinguishers from businesses or landlords, hard-piped or automatic (attached to a restaurant-type stove hood).
Arrow Fire Protection 3330 Seldon Ct
Suite A
Fremont Repair Paid Pick-up Mobile service fore residents and businesses. Fire extinguisher testing, maintenance, and training. Facility inspections for fire safety. Fire cabinet sales. Fire sprinkler testing and maintenance.
Best Equipment Company: Fire Extinguisher Sales & Service 3101 San Pablo Ave Berkeley Repair Paid Drop-off Recharges while you wait. Fee for service.
Central Contra Costa HHW Collection Facility 4797 Imhoff Pl. Martinez Safe Disposal Free Drop-off
City of Palo Alto Household Hazardous Waste Station Program 2501 Embarcadero Way Palo Alto Safe Disposal Free Drop-off Only 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per visit. Must be a Palo Alto resident, proof of residency is required.
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Safe Disposal Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Services them
North State Environmental (South San Francisco) 220 South Spruce Avenue
Suite 200
South San Francisco Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Paid Drop-off
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection San Francisco Recycle Free Pick-up San Francisco Residents only.
Reliable Fire Extinguisher Company PO Box 3461 Redwood City Repair Paid Pick-up Mobile fire extinguisher service. Recharging of all types, inspections, annual certification, six year teardown, hydrostatic testing, citation corrections.
Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park) 5750 Commerce Blvd Rohnert Park Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Safety Kleen Systems (Sacramento) 6000 88th Street Sacramento Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
West County HHW Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Safe Disposal Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off

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