Kick your camping ⛺ and outdoor adventure 🛶 season off right by choosing a reusable 1 lb. propane cylinder through a participating ReFuel Your Fun Program retailer!
|Avoid Single-Use 1 lb. |
|Choose Reusable 1lb. |
|🚨 Safety||❌”Empty” single-use 1 lb. propane containers often contain a small amount of flammable gas, posing a danger to sanitation workers||✅Sanitation workers receive fewer cylinders to process, reducing risks of explosion and fire|
|🚛 Waste Reduction & Durability||❌ Limited, expensive recycling and disposal options|
❌ Empty cylinders often discarded improperly
❌ Not safe to refill after one use
❌ No exchange options
|✅Can be refilled hundreds of times for up to 10 years|
✅Can be exchanged for a full 1 lb. propane cylinder if not refilled (at participating locations)
|💲 Cost-Effective||❌ Cheaper up front (~$7)|
❌ Expensive for facilities, recyclers, and parks to safely dispose of
|✅Slightly more expensive up front (~$20), but less expensive after just a few uses (~$2 per refill)|
✅Some locations (like Sports Basement) offer free refills for reusable cylinders purchased through them
To find out how to safely dispose of your single-use 1 lb. propane cylinders visit the ReFuel Your Fun (RFYF) website.
Are you a business looking to be more sustainable? Here are three ways to get involved with RFYF:
- Sell, exchange, and/or refill reusable 1 lb. propane cylinders. 🏪
- Promote reusables with free shelf talkers, flyers, and stickers provided by Environmental Health Services. 📄
- Host a RFYF exchange or promotional event. ⛺
For more information about the RFYF Program visit smchealth.org/refuel or contact the program coordinator Emilie Dirck at 📧 email@example.com, 📲 (650) 464-7079, or book an appointment for a site visit consultation.