Will County Offering Fire Extinguisher Recycling
The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy (RRE) Division is now offering free fire extinguisher recycling, with year-round drop-off locations available in New Lenox, Peotone, and Wheatland Township.
“Homeowners and businesses should frequently be checking the expiration date on fire extinguishers,” said County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant. “This service offers an environmentally friendly option for recycling those expired extinguishers. I appreciate our local partners for hosting these drop-off locations.”
The following locations are available for drop-off:
- New Lenox, New Lenox Township Office (1100 S Cedar Rd, New Lenox) – Monday-Friday: 1-3 p.m. and 4th Saturday of every month: 8 a.m.-noon
- Peotone, Peotone Village Hall (208 E Main St, Peotone) – Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Naperville, Wheatland Township (4232 Tower Ct, Naperville) – Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The RRE Division is partnering with Integrity Fire Equipment of Joliet for recycling all extinguishers. Unwanted extinguishers from both residents and businesses are welcome. For information on types of extinguishers and other safety tips, visit the County’s website page on the topic at www.willcountygreen.com/greenguide/fireextinguisher/.