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Propane and butane tanks

Disposal for households 

Hazardous

Accepted at hazardous waste collection sites

  • All containers must be 8 gallons or less.
  • Total waste limit: 50 gallons per trip
Small gas canisters, such as camping canisters, can go in the garbage if they are empty. Tanks larger than eight gallons in size are not accepted without prior approval.
Recycling and disposal stations do not accept propane tanks of any size.

Hazardous Waste Disposal Locations

  • North Seattle
    Sunday – Tuesday

    12550 Stone Ave N Seattle, WA 98133
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Closed on July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

  • South Seattle
    Thursday – Saturday

    8100 2nd Ave S Seattle, WA 98108
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Located next to the transfer station.
    Closed on July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

  • Factoria
    Tuesday – Friday, Saturday and Sunday

    13800 SE 32nd St. Bellevue, WA 98005
    8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Tues-Fri), 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Sat-Sun)

    The Factoria facility is located at the transfer station. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

  • Auburn
    Saturday – Sunday

    1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001
    10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    The Auburn Wastemobile location is open on weekends, year-round. Marine Flares are not accepted at this location.
    Located near the loading dock of Nordstrom Rack. Closed Nov 27-28 and Dec 25-26, 2021.