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Environmental Services

Propane Gas Cylinders

Colorful gas cylinders

Recycling Options

Visit the following websites for recycling locations:

Blue Rhino


Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Transfer Facility

The City of San Diego accepts propane gas cylinders at its Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Transfer Facility by appointment only.


The following gas cylinders are NOT accepted at the City's HHW Transfer Facility:


SCUBA Tanks (breathing air)

Supplied Air Tanks

Acetylene (or any welding gases)

Calibration Gases

Refrigerant Gases

Carbon Dioxide

Carbon Monoxide

For assistance with the proper disposal of these types of cylinders, please call the Environmental Services Department at 858-694-7000.