Fire extinguishers may be recycled by taking them to the Buena Vista Landfill Hazardous Waste Disposal Area. Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District does not accept empty or expired fire extinguishers for disposal.
Household Hazardous Waste Facility at Buena Vista Landfill
Hours of Operation
Open every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. All HHW Facilities are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's, and closed Christmas Eve at 11:30 am.
The Household Hazardous Waste team will pick up hazardous wastes (including fire extinguishers) from residents who are physically unable to bring their waste to a collection facility. To arrange for pickup at no charge, please leave a message on the Household Hazardous Waste Hotline: (831) 454-2606 Option 13. The team will contact you to schedule a pickup.