A-Z Recycling Guide -- Smoke Detectors
Some smoke detectors contain a small amount of radioactive material that should be disposed of properly. Most manufacturers of smoke detectors will accept used detectors back for disposal. Look on the packaging for recycling instructions or contact the manufacturer. For large commercial amounts, contact hazardous waste disposal contractors.
Radioactive Waste Disposal
3901 Liberty Street
Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: (800) 323-9005
Service provided: Collects old smoke detectors for proper disposal. Most smoke detectors are manufactured by First Alert. Call first to arrange proper delivery.