How do I dispose of a propane tank from my home?

 Jet Stream CGS suports commercial clients and does not offer residential services.  For suggestions on “How to Dispose of a Propane Tank”  consumers can see this article on EHow.com

What geographic area do you serve?

Though based in the Southeast, we offer our services nationwide. We can send our truck and crew to you.

How large is a typical job?

We handle large and small cylinder projects. From cylinder lots to scrap yards we can provide your company the most cost effective means to dispose of your unwanted cylinders. Many of our  customers have multiple locations and may have accumulated hundreds of compressed gas cylinders, others have only one site and a few cylinders. We treat each customers cylinder project with the same enthusiasm and professionalism.  We strive to provide a cost effective cylinder management solution for all of our clients large and small. We can typicall process 100 to 200 cylinders a day, depending on what shape they’re in and whether their contents are known

How long does a typical job take?

Job length is largely dependent on the number of cylinders and the condition of the cylinders. Generally disposal will usually take just one to three days, dependent on how many cylinders there are, what condition they are in,  and the gasses contained within the cylinders.

How much do you charge?

Day rates are available for smaller quantities, per unit pricing is available for large cylinder lots.

What kinds of gases do these tanks typically hold?

Compressed gas cylinders may have held flammable, explosive, corrosive, toxic or inert gases.

Some contained propane for home grills and helium for party balloons and were intended for one-time use. Others are refillable propane tanks and industrial and medical gas cylinders for oxygen, acetylene, chlorine, carbon dioxide, etc. 

Today, empty propane tanks are popular with criminals for storing anhydorous ammonia to cook up crystal meth. Acetylene cylinders may contain asbestos and acetone residue. Identifying and handling tanks such tanks is part of the disposal job.

What determines whether you revalve a cylinder or recycle it?

The re-valving  of cylinders is dependent on the certification date of the cylinder, the physical condition of the cylinder,  and whether a client wants us to recommission tanks or destroy them.

What certifications do you have?

We have obtained all necessary State and Federal Licenses , and we are fully insured.