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Propane tank

It is illegal to dispose of this item in the trash in Chittenden County, VT.

Disposal options

Tanks or canisters do not belong in recycling or trash. They must be taken to a facility that can safely handle them.

Small tanks (0-20 lbs) are accepted at:

Customers with more than 5 tanks should go to the Williston DOC.

Large tanks and cylinders (under 100 lbs):

Extra large tanks and cylinders (over 100 lbs):

  • Not accepted at any CSWD facility; contact a propane supply vendor.

Cost

Small tanks (under 20lb):

  • Up to 5 free per day (any DOC)
  • More than 5: $1 per tank (accepted only at Williston DOC)

Large tanks (over 20lb):

  • $5.00 per tank (accepted only at Williston DOC)

Extra-large tanks (100+ lb):

  • Not accepted at any CSWD facility; contact a propane supply vendor.
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