Where to Return Propane Tanks for Good?

Updated on June 19, 2010
M.C. asks from Berkeley, CA
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I am moving and have a couple of empty tanks of propane. I tried to return them at a grocery store and they said they only refill and don't take those back. I believe these tanks are too expensive to be disposable. Do you know any place that you can return them?


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answers from Miami on

I would call your local gas/propane company and ask them.
Ask your neighbors if any of them might want them.
And if no one wants them - put them out by your road and put a sign that says FREE. Trust me, someone will pick them up.

= )

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answers from Houston on

Try an actual propane company. I Googled "propane company Richardson Texas" and came up with a number of options. You might also try a scrap metal company...they may be able to recycle them.

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answers from Sacramento on

we have a neighbor who is in the propane business and we have bought and sold all sizes of propane tanks from him. as the others suggested, find a local propane company and they will more than likely buy them from you.



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