SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Fire extinguishers

There are several types of fire extinguishers, some which contain hazardous chemicals.  The following companies can recharge, test and properly dispose of fire extinguishers:

Gorham Fire Appliance Company, 288 Willard St., Quincy, 617-472-5785

R E Lyons and Sons Fire Equipment, 197 VFW Dr., Rockland, 781-878-7599

If you have a red tank containing CO2 (carbon dioxide), you may discharge it outdoors, unscrew and remove the head or drill a hole in the cylinder, and recycle with scrap metal.