Disposable vs. Refillable

In the modern world, there is an increasing concern with the state of the environment. Therefore, options that allow you to refill rather than buying more have become more and more popular. This is why the choice between disposable and refillable cylinders is often a big question. Determining the best product for your needs is the first step to getting the gas that you require.

How do you decide whether to have a refillable or a disposable cylinder? What are the benefits of each choice?

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You might not always want gas for long periods of time. A one-off occasion does not require a refillable cylinder, just one that you can use at the event that you need it. This opens up a world of possibilities. The disposable canister can be accompanied by all of the products needed to make an event special; balloons, ribbons and your own brand placed on the boxes provided. They are perfect for restaurants, sales, hotels, weddings, corporate events and so much more.

You do not have to worry about the storage of the canister, as you can just dispose of it once you have used it to its fullest. The disposable canister is much more lightweight and easy to use as a result.


The first and most important benefit of a refillable cylinder, of course, is that it is much kinder to the environment. If you have a need for a substantial amount of gas then refillable is the preferable option. An added benefit is the fact that you will also save money in the long run. Rather than buying the gas and cylinder every time, you can simply buy the gas and save on costs in that respect.

The refillable option is much more durable; they can be stored for long periods and used when needed. It is also much more convenient as you can simply have it refilled as you need it. If you are looking for a long-term gas solution, then you cannot afford not to buy the refillable option.

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Whether you want refillable or disposable, the choice is entirely yours and we here at Fill n’ Away provide both to fulfil your needs. Have a party you want to brighten up with an assortment of balloons? Or do you need disposable helium cylinders for a more long term project? Both options are available to you. So don’t hesitate to contact us on 0800 195 4445; we’re dedicated to providing you with all of your party needs.