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Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Non-working

Smoke detectors are common household items which may contain a small radioactive source, americium-241, as a key component in detecting smoke particles.

Household Hazardous Waste

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

Accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Facilities.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Clean Harbors 1021 Berryessa Road San Jose Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
Curie Environmental Services 4020 Vassar Drive NE
Suite D
Albuquerque Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off Offers options for recycling 5 gallons, 18 gallons, or single smoke detectors.
EZ on the Earth 1919 Williams Street
Suite 350
Simi Valley Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
First Alert/BRK Customer Service Dept.
3920 Enterprise Ct
Aurora Safe Disposal Free Drop-off Accepts own brands only for mail-back.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Remove battery and place in recycle cart. Take battery to HHW Station or place out with other batteries as part of your Clean Up Day.
iFixit San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
Lamp Master 419 Northland Blvd
Suite B
Cincinnati Safe Disposal Paid Mail-in Small and large kits for quantity
Lighting Resources Recyclers (EZ on the Earth) 400 N Forsythe St Franklin Safe Disposal Paid Mail-in
System Sensors 3825 Ohio Ave St. Charles Safe Disposal Free Drop-off Accepts own brands only for mail-back.
USI Electric/Universal Attn: Disposal Department
7A Gwynns Mill Court
Owings Mills Safe Disposal Free Drop-off Accepts own brands only for mail-back.
UTC/Interlogix UTC Building & Industrial Systems; c/o Customer Service
3212 Progress Dr
Aurora Safe Disposal Free Drop-off Accepts own brands only for mail-back.
Veolia Environmental Services 1125 Hensley St Richmond Safe Disposal Paid Mail-in Recycle - Pack mail in program
West County HHW Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Safe Disposal Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
WM LampTracker, Inc 5355 N 51st Ave # 26 Glendale Safe Disposal Paid Mail-in

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