How To

Do you have questions about using your Balloon Time Helium Tank? Check out these tips for using Balloon Time products in the following videos and troubleshooting information.

Recycling Empty Tanks

Step-by-Step Recycling Instructions

How to Recycle Your Empty Tanks

When your tank is completely empty, make sure you have all supplies needed, and follow these steps to recycle.


  • Hammer
  • Flat-head screwdriver
  • Protective gloves and eyewear
  • Permanent marker


  1. Ensure your Balloon Time Helium Tank is completely empty by pushing down on the black nozzle.
    recycle step 1
  2. Unscrew the black nozzle from the tank.
    recycle step 2
  3. Put on safety glasses and gloves.
    recycle step 3
  4. Using a hammer and screwdriver, knock out the round disk on the back of the tank.
    recycle step 4
  5. Draw a circle around the knocked-out portion of the tank and mark it as ‘Empty.’
    recycle step 5
  6. Place the empty tank in the recycle bin or drop it off at a local recycling center.
    recycle step 6

printable instructions

Download Printable Instructions (PDF)

Curbside pick-up may be available in your area. Contact your local waste authority to see if they accept steel.