I hate those little green propane bottles. Here’s why…

The Little Green Gremlins

Did you know that an estimated 40 millionĀ 1-pound propane gas cylinders are sold in North America each year? The cylinders are used in camping stoves, lanterns, tailgating grills, welding equipment and more. You have probably seen those little green bottles lining the shelves at home supply stores.

Just like other conveniently packaged consumer goods, they are used and discarded without a second thought. The cylinders are left behind at campgrounds and parks, or worse, disposed of in dumpsters. Many people don’t realize the risks to others if disposed of incorrectly. Even a small remnant of liquid propane can lead to combustion.

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