Reciclatge d'extintors
Gestión de Residuos Igualada
fire extinguisher recycle


The expiry of a fire extinguisher is conditioned by several factors, including its useful life, which is usually 20 years, its effectiveness and safety when it comes to use. At Llorens Isbert, regardless of its condition, we accept all types of expired extinguishers for recycling, which is over 90%. We receive extinguishers from any part of Spain and nearby areas in Europe…. We receive extinguishers from anywhere in Spain and the surrounding EU area……

How is the fire extinguishers recycling managed at Llorens Isbert?

What type of fire extinguishers do we recycle at Llorens Isbert?

If you still don’t know where to take expired extinguishers for recycling and what types of extinguishers can be recycled, we leave you with the following information table according to the type of fire:

Class A fire

Water extinguisher, powder chemical extinguisher, foam extinguisher

Effective fire extinguishers against fires in solid materials such as plastic, paper, cardboard, textiles, wood…  

Class B fire

Chemical powder fire extinguisher, foam extinguisher, CO2 extinguisher

Effective extinguishers against fires in flammable liquid materials such as paints, oil, petrol, gasoline…

Class C fire

Powder chemical extinguisher, CO2 extinguisher

Effective fire extinguishers against flammable gases such as natural gas, butane, propane, hydrogen…

Class D fire

Special dry chemical powder fire extinguisher

Effective extinguishers against fires in combustible metals such as aluminium, magnesium, titanium, sodium…

Class K fire

Potassium acetate fire extinguisher

Effective extinguishers against fires in cooking oils and fats…

Electrical fires

Powder chemical extinguisher, CO2 extinguisher, Halogenated extinguisher

Effective fire extinguishers for electronic / household appliances such as chargers, air conditioners, computers, electric cookers…