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The procedure I used was: I fully discharged it into a large bucket/tub, then removed the top (it just unscrewed), separating the valve assembly and nozzle from the metal tank. This ensures the internal pressure is atmospheric pressure. I then took the parts to my local household waste recycling centre and put the cylinder in the "metal" bin. The ...
Many, but not all, can be refilled/recharged. I'd ask the local fire dept who does that, get a quote, and compare it to the cost of buying a replacement If not, then if there is any pressure left they might be interested in having it for demo purposes.
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