Does anyone buy old propane tanks?

Many retailers offer a propane tank exchange program. … Blue Rhino and many retailers that sell propane tanks offer this type of service. If you need to get rid of an old propane tank and do not need a new one or need to refill it, you may bring it to some locations for free or for a small fee.

How much are old propane tanks worth?

They bring an average of $5 at yard sales. If you don’t want to go to the trouble of selling them yourself, several propane dealers in the area will take them off your hands. Metal recycling firms will accept old propane tanks if you knock the valve off and puncture the can to allow any residual gas to escape.

Can you trade in old propane tanks?

Exchanging a tank is an appropriate way of recycling your old propane grill tank. Simply find a location near you to exchange your old tank, or contact us to to help you safely dispose of your propane tanks.

What do you do with old propane tanks?

So, to recap, if wanting to dispose of a small propane tank consider these options:

  1. Refill or exchange your wanted tank. …
  2. Drop off any unwanted tank you no longer need at a Blue Rhino reseller location.
  3. Call your local Ferrellgas office.
  4. Call a hazardous waste disposal site.
  5. Call your local public works department.
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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.

Does Home Depot take old propane tanks?

Bring your old propane tank to a propane tank supplier such as Home Depot. Most suppliers will take your old tank for disposal when you purchase a new one. … Locate a hazardous waste facility in your area if you are disposing of an old propane tank that is not empty.

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.

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.

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.

Does Costco take old propane tanks?

There is no “exchange” system at Costco. If your tank is expired or probably if you are abandoning it for whatever reason you can simply drop it off with the Costco attendant where it will go into their recycle pile. Any brand of tank. If then you want a new Costco tank you’ll have to buy that inside the store.

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How do I get rid of 1lb propane tank?

In general, to dispose of 1 pound propane cylinders, attach the cylinder to an appliance. Turn on the appliance and light the burner in a well ventilated outdoor area. Run the appliance until the flame is completely extinguished then turn the empty cylinder into your local household hazardous waste collection site.

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