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To dispose of helium tanks, do the following:

  1. Open valve completely to release any residual pressure in tank.
  2. Unscrew and remove nozzle by hand or with a wrench.
  3. Write “EMPTY” on the tank in permanent marker.
  4. 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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