Cylinders

A cylinder can be defined as any tank or pressurized canister that may contain hazardous substances. See list below for disposal methods:

  • Acetylene - Return to business of origin or take to a welding shop. NOT ACCEPTED AT COUNTY COLLECTIONS.
  • C02 - Return to business of origin or take to a welding shop. NOT ACCEPTED AT COUNTY COLLECTIONS.
  • Helium - Tanks can be dropped off for a fee at Morello Inc. Towing & Metal Recycling located in Norristown, PA or John S. Posen, Inc. in Skippack, PA. Tanks that are cut in half (not recommended) can be dropped off at Sims Metal Management located in Bridgeport, PA.
  • Oxygen - Return to business of origin or take to a medical supply outlet. NOT ACCEPTED AT COUNTY COLLECTIONS.
  • Propane - NOT ACCEPTED AT COUNTY COLLECTIONS. (See Propane Tanks)
  • Mini-propane tanks- accepted at county Household Hazardous Waste collections

John S. Posen, Inc. (Welding Supply Store)
1214 West Skippack Pike
Center Square, PA 19422
(P) 610-275-1607
Office Hours: Monday - Saturday 8:00am to 4:30pm
(Accepts: Propane, Medical Gas, Welding & Cutting Gas, Fire Extinguishers - Helium tanks for a fee)

Tilley Fire Solutions (Fire Safety Equipment)
140 Commerce Drive
Montgomeryville, PA 18936
(P) 215-345-8066 x810 (Appointment needed prior to dropping off fire equipment and smoke detectors)
(Accepts: Fire extinguishers - $10+tax from 1-10 extinguishers, Smoke detectors - $5+tax per detector)
Fire extinguisher inspection -$13+tax per extinguisher. Purchase replacement for extinguishers and smoke detectors is available.

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Cemco (Commercial Use Only - Propane Tanks Only)
130 York Street
Auburn, NY 13021
(P) 315-253-2886
Email: sales@cylinderdisposal.com