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Aerosol Can Disposal
For Aerosol Can Disposal, the contents need to be empty. If the can no longer sprays, you can usually take the cans to your local recycling center. However, if there are still contents inside the can, it’s considered hazardous waste and should never be punctured.
Aerosol cans are notorious for broken spray nozzles, and if you toss those non-working cans into the trash, you will have a toxic substance problem on your hands. Modern Waste in California can deliver special bins for your Aerosol Can Disposal, or you can arrange for a pickup date and time with our team.
Our recycling team over at Modern Waste Solutions wants you to understand that it’s okay to recycle aerosol cans with steel cans, but keep mind that it’s important you make sure the can is completely empty. Although hair spray lacks value in the recycling market, it should be disposed of properly in an ethical manner.
Obtaining an NAID® Certification is no easy task. As an E-Waste, Data Destruction and Secure Shredding Provider in California, we’ve earned this certification by abiding to some of the highest regulations in the industry. We want to make sure you’re information is taken care of safely, which is why would proud of our National Association for Information Destruction Operations Certificate.
This certification ensures that all Electronic Waste (e-Waste) we recycle is processed in a Professional and Environmentally Friendly Manner. Rest assured, we take the environment seriously in this line of business – we want to leave the world in a better state for the next generation and the ones to follow.
Occupational health and safety management paves the way for the best possible working conditions in your organization. It provides guidelines on how to identify hazards and put in place the correct controls to manage them. This helps in reducing workplace accidents and illness, cutting out related costs and downtime, as well as prioritizing the welfare of your staff. And better, safer working conditions lead to better performance.
As of the most important certifications to have, this ensures that we abide by the Environmental Management Standards to make sure our Recycling and Disposal Operations do not negatively affect the Environment.
What You Can Do?
Be thoughtful the next time you are tempted to throw an aerosol can in the trash and ask Modern Waste about special bins for aerosol cans, and if you own a large company, such as an auto paint and repair shop, call for a no obligation Aerosol Can Disposal in California.
The decisions you make have a direct impact on the environment. And even the slightest lifestyle changes, such as properly disposing your hazardous waste, can be felt immediately. Go green, call or email Modern Waste Services today!
What Should I Recycle?
Insecticides, deodorants, spray paint, and other aerosol cans pose a real threat if thrown into the garbage. Not only will they fill up the landfill, but also the toxins will seep into the ground, causing problems with the soil and nearby water supply.
- Spray Paint
- All Empty Aerosol Cans
Dangerous for the Environment
Although manufacturers and proponents of the aerosol industry praise the long shelf life an ease of use, the US banned the use of CFC’s (Chlorofluorocarbons) back in 1978. Those who oppose the use of aerosol cans have noted the link between the correlation of how hydrocarbon dangers and climate change go hand in hand with one another.
If you’re recycling aerosol cans, be sure to recycle the plastic lid as well. Never take off the spray nozzle from the can, as even if the aerosol can is empty there is still pressure inside, which can be potentially dangerous if punctured.
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