Renfrewshire Council

Fire extinguisher

This should be treated as hazardous waste.

Contact the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency ( SEPA) at  for information relating to disposal of hazardous waste. Alternatively there are 24 SEPA offices located all over Scotland. You can find contact details for your local office here.

Under no circumstances should you throw a charged fire extinguisher in the bin.

It is a pressurised container and is potentially dangerous if crushed and the contents can be a hazard to the environment.

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