How to recycle this item

Empty gas bottles should be returned to the original supplier or manufacturer (the manufacturer is normally identified on the side of bottle) this can be done usually by returning it to the original supplier. Alternatively, check the websites below for your nearest stockist.

Please see our Hazardous waste page for details on how to dispose of them at recycling centres.

Please note

  • We cannot accept Halon fire extinguishers. Please search for a relevant waste management company and permitted facility using an internet search
  • From 3 April 2018 we will no longer be accepting any gas bottles or cylinders marked 'BOC' or 'British Oxygen Company' at any of our centres. These must be processed by your local BOC depot. BOC gas bottle and cylinder disposal – find out more.