Helium Tanks

Helium tanks are not accepted at a household hazardous waste event.

Extreme caution should be used when handling any type of tank. Tanks contain a pressurized gas and explosions can occur if thrown in the trash even when they are considered empty. Tanks with a pressure relief valve should also be handled with caution. For the disposal of helium tanks the following businesses will accept them for a fee.

Morello Inc.
401 E. Wood Street
Norristown, PA 19404
Phone: 610-272-8046
Tanks accepted for a fee.

Sims Metal Management
358 Schuylkill River Road
Bridgeport, PA 19405
Phone: 610-272-8621
Office Hours:
M-F: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tanks must be cut in half to eliminate a non-flammable gas explosion when shred.
*CAUTION: It is not recommended cutting or puncturing any type of tank even if it is considered empty due to a possible explosion and injury.