Used propane tanks should be taken back to point of purchase for refill and reuse. Many businesses reuse and recycle propane tanks. 1-Liter torch type, or camp stove cylinders are not refillable but may be recycled as scrap metal. Some outlets will only accept aluminum propane tanks. A magnet test is used to identify aluminum tanks as aluminum is non-magnetic.
DISPOSAL: There is currently no Newfoundland legislation that bans disposal of propane tanks to landfills.
Tanks must be purged prior to disposal if recycling is not an option. There are many service facilities and retailers across the province that will reuse and/or refurbish old propane tanks. Contact local listings for such services in each region of the province.
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