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Before you can move on to get rid of your propane tank, you will need to make sure the tank is completely empty of any gas 😁 You can check this by slightly turning the knob on the burner on your gas grill 😎 If it isn’t empty, you will be able to smell gas. Light a match and wait for the grill to ignite. If the grill doesn’t ignite right away or you can’t smell the gas, do not repeatedly attempt to light it, as it can result in a dangerous fire. 
Where do you dispose of a propane tank if it’s damaged or old and no longer serviceable, and recycling is not a possibility? You have many options for propane tank disposal. You can purchase a bulk, large propane tank. contact a licensed propane companyYou can contact the propane supplier for assistance. They’ll be able to safely purge any remaining propane from the tank. They’ll also have the specialized tools to remove the tank safely. For smaller tanks, which are not in service, you can contact your propane supplier or local hazardous waste disposal site. This page was last modified on Monday, 81 days ago. 
Are you familiar with the three Rs? Reuse is one of these very important Rs. And in our opinion, that’s the best thing to do with an empty propane container. Many local convenience and hardware shops will either refill or exchange your container. AmeriGas offers an online service that can help you find a propane exchange station near you. A attachment is available that can allow you refill your 1 lb. You can even buy an attachment that will allow you to refill the 1 lb. propane tank. It’s a cost-saving option that produces less waste and also helps you save cash. After all, it’s a lot cheaper to refill a tank than to buy A new one. For their latest revision, many thanks to Libby Napier of Al Mansurah Egypt. 
Available studies portal.ct.gov This explains why propane-fueled gas barbecues have been selling at an unprecedented rate for home outdoor cooking. Natural gas, charcoal and electric have all seen their sales rise faster than natural gas. Only LP-gas is allowed to be used in gas grill tanks. Each tank is stamped with the date of manufacture. This indicates that it has reached its 12 year life expectancy. Many older tanks are not suitable for use and have been in service longer than 12 years. Some valves are not compatible with newer grills. The new Federal requirement, based on the National fire Protection Association standard 58(NFPA 58), prohibits tank filling without an Overfill Prevention Device (OPD). It became effective April 1, 2002. This federal standard was rejected by Connecticut’s State Legislature. Connecticut remains under the older version of NFPA 58. You can have your tank filled even though it doesn’t have an OPD. Most dealers and marketers are reluctant to fill tanks with OPDs due to liability. Credit goes to Lakeita Peralta for bringing this to our attention.