A-Z Recycling Guide -- Fire Extinguishers
WARNING: Kidde Extinguisher Company has issued a recall on its 10lb Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher with black Zytel nylon valves and steel cylinders, manufactured between 1991 and 2000. If you should encounter one of these recalled extinguishers, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO ROTATE, HANDLE, SERVICE, OR TRANSPORT THE EXTINGUISHER. IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE REPLACEMENT SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-631-7377 FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. For more information, go to www.kiddeus.com.
Eco-Cycle CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Rd. (co-located with ReSource)
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: (303) 444-6634
Accepted materials: Fire extinguishers for recycling. No charge to Boulder City residents with ID, $6 for non-Boulder residents. Vehicles that come to CHaRM are charged $3 facility use fee per visit in addition to any per-item fees.
Please visit the CHaRM website for the full list of accepted materials, fees, current hours and more details.
Cintas Fire Protection
1100 W. 120th Ave., Ste. 500
Westminster, CO 80234
Phone: (303) 455-3340
Services provided: Fire extinguisher recycling ($4/unit); recharging ($47 - $70/unit, depending on size); and inspection ($7.90/unit).
Sentry Fire and Safety
1294 S. Inca St.
Denver, CO 80223
Phone: (800) 479-2712
Service provided: Recycles fire extinguishers at $4.00 per item. Or they can be recharged for a fee.
Simplex Grinnell Fire Extinguishers
6240 Smith Rd.
Denver, CO 80207
Phone: (303) 355-0500
Service provided: Recharges fire extinguishers for a fee. There is no fee for recycling fire extinguishers if dropped off. Commercial customers call for pricing for recycling and pick-up.