Gas bottles

Pressurised gas cylinders cannot be disposed of in garbage or recycling bins or at landfills, as they present a danger when compacted. Therefore they must be collected separately through specialised services.

Cylinders can be refilled many times in their life. Options for refilling or safe disposal include:

Kwik Gas Cylinder Exchange Service
This is a national cylinder swap service, where you swap your empty cylinder for a new or refurbished filled one. Retail locations are across Australia in selected service stations such as Quix, Caltex, Mobil, Shell and BP outlets, Bunnings Warehouse and others including caravan parks and convenience stores.

Swap any Large, Medium or Camper BBQ Gas Bottle at your local centre. Located at participating Caltex, Mobil, BP, Shell, Kennards Hire, Mitre10 and BOC outlets.

BOC / CIG, Matheson, Linde, GasTech, Air Liquide, LAA or Liquid Air cylinders should be returned to the manufacturer so that no further rental will be charged to the customer.

Diving tanks should be returned to the manufacturer, most likely via dive centres or re-fillers.

Household type gas cylinders (eg: LPG, fire extinguishers, CFC, small size industrial cylinders) may be accepted in household chemical collections in your area.

This is a directory listing. Please be aware that recyclers may currently be closed or operating shortened hours due to COVID-19. Please use the below information to contact the recycler directly and adhere to the COVID-19 restrictions in your area.


Gas Bottles




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Information about the manufacturer should be marked on the cylinder. Cylinders without any identifiable markings should be returned to the original source / agent. Re-fillers may be able to provide further information.
(Source WSN NSW)