Propane tanks can be brought to Union County’s Household Special Waste events for recycling. These events are free of charge and are for residential use only; no tanks from businesses are accepted. Find out more.
Home Depot, Lowes, and other hardware stores or filling stations and other establishments will exchange propane tanks for refilling.
Following is a partial list of businesses in the area that will accept propane tanks for disposal or recycling.
Propane Tank Disposal
27 Hazelwood Ave., Rahway
4700 S. Clinton Ave., South Plainfield
284 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights
- 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 the windows in your vehicle open when transporting cylinders