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Omaha Recycling Guide

Helium, Propane, and CO2 Tanks

Not Accepted, Alternative Options Available

Propane Tank

Caution: Household Hazardous Waste

DO NOT place tanks of any kind in a City of Omaha curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container. DO NOT place this item in a waste or garbage cart. Residential Propane, CO2, and Helium Tanks are pressurized and require special handling.

The best option is to use up the material in the tank for its intended purpose. Contact the retailer or supplier you purchased it from to see if they offer a take-back or exchange program.

Propane Tank

Where Else Could It Go?

Propane Tanks: Ferrell Gas at 13606 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137 accepts empty or partially full propane tanks of any size (5 to 100 lbs.). They will depressurize and recycle the tank. Phone: (402) 895-2344.

Tip: Always call ahead to confirm whether your item can be accepted, and if fees apply.

Ferrell Gas

Small Helium Tanks, Co2 Tanks, and Camp-Stove Size Propane Canisters: The City's special waste facility, UnderTheSink accepts residential Co2 tanks, and small helium and propane canisters. A list of acceptable items and more information can be found at: