Damaged or empty propane tanks and cylinders are hazardous waste and should never be put in the garbage or recycling. They could become punctured during the collection process and cause a fire or injury.
- Propane tanks that are 5 gallons or less in volume can be disposed of at all Alameda County Hazardous Waste Facilities.
- Search Recycle Where? for other locations.
- The Alameda County Hazardous Waste Facilities cannot accept compressed gas cylinders other than propane. For information about how to properly dispose of these items, call 800-606-6606.