Helium tanks: larger-than-one-pound gas cylinders

Recommended disposal options

Take back

Call the retailer where you purchased your gas tank to ask about take back and recycling options.

Hazardous materials precautions

Do not throw tanks or cylinders in the trash, and do not attempt to puncture the cylinder.



helium tank with balloon

Before you purchase a helium tank, check to see if the retailer has a take back policy.

Better yet, consider renting a helium tank instead. Search online for party centers with rental options near you.