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I have a bunch of old Coleman style propane cylinders I would like to get rid of, but I've heard you're not supposed to put them in with regular trash. So what do you do with them? I suppose I could be like everyone else in this county and toss them along the road somewhere... :no: But wouldn't you know I'd probably get caught and they'd think I was running a meth lab or something!
 

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You could pay to get rid of them, that would be the right thing to do. Or you could make a junk pile, or add them to a junk pile with broken appliances and paint cans. That stuff is usually expensive to throw away though, especially like tvs and microwaves.
 

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Flutemandolin, you can throw the canisters in the trash if they are empty. If there is still propane in them, you must bring them to a household hazardous waste collection facility. You cannot recycle the canisters with metal soda and food cans. This is the correct information for Minnesota (and you know who I work for!)
 

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We just seperate them when wehave spring cleanup dump day and the landfill sends them to hazarous waste for us.
 

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james dilley said:
try refilling them an adapter is avalible then you can sell them at the flea market
Now on those little "tourch" cylinders you can get inside wal-mart, Bernz-O-matic, etc.

According to the Label, it is illegal to transport a cylinder if it has been recharged?

Why is that?
 
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