Can you trade in propane tanks for money?

Most retail locations have grill tanks available for both sale and exchange, so you can return your old grill tank and get a new one in one simple step! Some retailers can refill your old grill tank instead. The location finder lets you know what services you will find at your local retailer.

Can you get money for used propane tanks?

Yes, you can scrap old propane tanks that are completely empty. You can not just fill up the back of your truck with empty propane tanks and show up to your local scrap yard expecting to get paid. Even if you have empty propane tanks that have never been used each and every one of them must be cut open.

Can you trade in old propane tanks?

Many retailers offer a propane tank exchange program. To partake in this, bring your empty propane tank to one of the locations and swap out your old tank for a full one for a small fee. Blue Rhino and many retailers that sell propane tanks offer this type of service.

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Does Walmart buy back propane tanks?

If you have an empty propane tank lying around the house, then you might be happy to know that Walmart accepts any working propane tanks (even the really old and dinted ones) in exchange for their tanks.

How much is a used propane tank worth?

New vs. Used Propane Tank Prices

Tank Sizes Used Price Cost New
1,000 gallon $1,850 $2,500
500 gallon $950 $,1,700
330 gallon $800 $1,400
250 gallon $649 $1,199

Does Lowes buy back propane tanks?

Lowes and Home Depot do not directly sell, buy or exchange propane tanks. (HD does sell, new, empty propane tanks of various sizes. Perhaps Lowes also?) Most of their locations are serviced by a third party propane vendor – RHINO and AmeriGas are the most common ones in the mid Atlantic states.

Will Home Depot take old propane tanks?

General Info: Home Depot will exchange your empty propane tank, including obsolete tanks without OPD (overfill protection device), for a full tank.

Can you exchange AmeriGas for Blue Rhino?

We accept all brands of propane tanks and cylinders for exchange. How much propane is in my new AmeriGas tank? Our tanks are filled to 80% capacity. The 80% fill rule is a preventative safety measure against the fluctuations that happen inside a tank.

Who has the best price on propane exchange?

The cheapest price around is at Walmart. Most stores have them for $14.92 if you are exchanging an empty tank (it’s a lot more if you are buying a new tank without an exchange).

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How much does it cost to change a propane tank?

The average cost to exchange a propane tank varies from $5.00 – $6.00 a gallon. The cost to refill a propane tank varies from $3.00 – $4.00 a gallon at most U-Haul propane refill locations. On average, you will be spending $1.76 less per gallon by refilling your propane tank rather than exchanging it.

What do you do with empty propane canisters?

To dispose of smaller tanks that are damaged or unserviceable, contact a propane supplier, or your local household hazardous waste collection site. Some municipalities or local regulations may allow for disposal of empty propane tanks, propane cylinders, and propane bottles with your regular household trash.

Can I use a 15 lb propane tank instead of 20?

Major point: Exchange services under fill the tanks to only 15 lbs. rather than the about 20 lbs that they will safely hold. Refilling gives you the full capacity. It used to be that taking your gas barbeque’s propane tank to a local refilling station was the only option.

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