Products under this category:

Alarms include smoke alarms, carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, combination smoke and CO alarms

Alarms are accepted for free recycling at CVRD Recycling Facilities and some private facilities. Alarms are recycled under the AlarmRecycle program. For a complete list of accepted products, visit the AlarmRecycle website.

Alarms should never go in your curbside tote.

Click on the map pins to learn more about facilities that accept these products.

Want to go green?


AlarmRecycle offers a recycling program for expired smoke and CO alarms. CVRD Recycling Centres and other participating facilities can be found on the map above.

When a new alarm is purchased, consumers are charged an Environment Handling Fee, which helps cover the costs of recycling.