Smoke Detectors

Smoke Detectors

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Smoke detectors do not pose any health risks, and as such they can be disposed of in household garbage. View this handout to learn more

The HHW facilities accept smoke detectors for recycling. Visit the Make the Drop web site at to find your closest drop off location.

Some manufactures may have a return option - check the package when you buy new.


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This item may be disposed at curbside in your regular waste collection program.

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This item may be disposed at a garbage drop off location such as a landfill or transfer station.