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To dispose of helium tanks, do the following:

While outdoors, close valve tightly. Unscrew and remove nozzle by hand or with a 3/4 inch wrench, then open valve completely to release any residual pressure in tank. Write “EMPTY” on the tank in permanent marker. Take tank to a steel recycling center or place with curbside recycling pickup. If necessary, dispose with trash.

 

Updated 10-16-18

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