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Commercial compressed gas cylinders

Disposal for businesses


new_releases Special disposal procedure

  • Compressed gas cylinders cannot go in the garbage. Contact the supplier or manufacturer to return the cylinder. In most cases, suppliers or manufacturers will take back the cylinder at no cost. 
  • If not recycled, compressed gas cylinders must be handled as hazardous waste. Limit 5 cylinders for any acceptable compressed gas cylinder under 2-feet in length at hazardous waste collection sites. Contact the Hazardous Waste Help Line at 206-296-4692 or for more information and pre-approval.