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RE: [greenyes] fire detector recycling?
It is my understanding that the manufacturer is required to accept smoke detectors containing Americium. You could check with the Nuclear Reg. Commission fot term of the license.
Don Hughes


At 12:33 PM 02/20/2003 -0600, Katherine.Murray@no.address wrote:
At the City of Austin's home chem facility (at least four years ago when I
worked there) we considered smoke detectors radioactive waste.  You might
check with the manufacturer to see if they will take them back.  If you want
to see what the current manager of the home chem facility is doing with them
call Tony Davee, 512-974-4345.

 

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