LPG – Liquefied Petroleum Gas, is a heavier than air flammable gas that is a Class 2.1.1A hazardous substance under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.
ROTATING PICTURES OF GAS BOTTLES
Recycling LPG cylinders in New Zealand
Check with your local council for drop-off information and costs.
Handling LPG safely
What is LPG and how is it made?
LPG is short for Liquid Petroleum Gas, and it is a mixture of hydrocarbons. LPG is synthesized by refining petroleum or ‘wet’ natural gas, and is usually derived from fossil fuels. It was first produced in 1910 and currently provides about 3% of energy consumed.