Propane Tanks are collected and recycled at each of the County’s Household Hazardous Waste Events.
The County of Union holds Household Special Waste Collection days several times a year and accepts propane tanks at these events. Please click here to view a full listing of upcoming recycling events..
Some local propane gas suppliers and retailers will also accept outdated, faulty, or damaged cylinders for recycling (possibly for a nominal fee). Contact local filling stations or retailers for details.
- Keep the valve tightly closed and plugged with the “POL” left-handed thread plug.
- Store propane gas cylinders outdoors ONLY.
- Always keep cylinders upright and in a secure position when transporting.
- Keep your vehicle well-ventilated when transporting cylinders.
Propane Tank Disposal
27 Hazelwood Ave., Rahway
4700 S. Clinton Ave., South Plainfield
284 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights
54 Morris Turnpike, Summit
Propane Tank Exchange Programs
200 South Ave., Garwood
930 Springfield Rd. South, Union
1515 Route 22, Watchung
701 W. Edgar Rd., Linden
977 W. Grand St., Elizabeth
2445 Springfield Ave., Vauxhall