You should take one-pound propane cylinders to your local hazardous waste collection center for disposal. In some areas, propane gas providers will dispose of these one-pound cylinders as well. Never put a one-pound propane bottle in residential trash collections.
How do you dispose of a 1lb Coleman propane cylinder?
Coleman strongly urges the recycling of propane cylinders ,if possible, in your area and hope to offer more information on recycling the cylinders in the near future. Contact your local steel recycler to verify they will accept Coleman® Propane Cylinders with the Green Key® tool for recycling.
How do you dispose of small propane tanks?
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 you exchange 1lb propane tanks?
When you are trying to determine what to do with empty 1lb propane tanks, you first need to consider if you want to refill it or dispose of it. You can use a propane refill adapter to re-use the tank if it is in good condition. (Note: Laws vary by location, see our post for more details.)
What can I do with empty 1lb propane bottles?
The problem is how to dispose of these 1lb propane cylinders when they are empty. You should take one-pound propane cylinders to your local hazardous waste collection center for disposal. In some areas, propane gas providers will dispose of these one-pound cylinders as well.
Does Home Depot recycle 1lb propane tanks?
General Info: Home Depot will exchange your empty propane tank, including obsolete tanks without OPD (overfill protection device), for a full tank.
How do I know if my Coleman propane tank is empty?
Look at the tare weight that is stamped on the collar/handle of the propane tank. That is the only truly precise measurement of that specific tank’s empty weight. If you put a propane tank on a scale and the reading matches the tare weight stamped on the collar/handle, then the tank is definitely empty.
What do you do with old propane tanks?
Safely dispose of propane tanks such as standard barbecue tanks, small camping canisters and butane canisters for free at a household hazardous waste drop-off: City landfill Throw ‘n’ Go area. If you bring with other garbage, landfill charges will apply.
What do you do with expired propane tanks?
If your refillable propane cylinder has expired, or is rusted, dented or otherwise damaged, it can no longer be filled. These cylinders must be requalified, or disposed of and recycled through the appropriate channels. Even when you think it is empty, a propane cylinder will still contain some residual propane.