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Aerosol Hairspray Keeps the Trump Coif Under Control

The Consumer Aerosol Products Council recently sent a letter to Mr. Donald Trump thanking him for publicly announcing his preference for aerosol hairspray.  We also encouraged him to continue using aerosols because they no longer have CFCs, don’t harm the …

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America Recycles Day is Around the Corner

America Recycles Day is on November 15 and the Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO) is pleased that, after 20 years of awareness efforts, more than 5,300 U.S. municipalities now include aerosol cans in their recycling programs. Many individuals, however, remain …

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Aerosol Fact Sheet

The Aerosol Products Fact Sheet was developed to share benefits of aerosol products, including facts about propellants, with retailers and other stakeholders. Used for many decades, aerosols have evolved into a highly efficient and sustainable packaging form. The fact sheet …

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Spray Sunscreens

Using sunscreen is a safe and effective way to protect people from the well-known dangers of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation, according to experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, …

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CFC correction on ABC’s “The View”

In the March 2, 2015 episode of The View, the cast was discussing climate change. Rosie Perez referenced “a national campaign about let’s stop using aerosols” from 25 years ago. She mentioned that aerosol products are still being used today …

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What is a Propellant?

According to Merriam-Webster, a propellant is a gas under pressure in a can that is used to spray out the contents when the pressure is released. Good examples of common, everyday products that use propellants are aerosol products. These inert …

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Keep America Beautiful Reminds followers to Recycle Empty Aerosols!

Keep America Beautiful January 2015   America Recycles Day Monthly Tip Happy 2015!  It’s a fitting time for a fresh start- Whether you’re hitting the gym hard in 2015 or sprucing up that tired piece of furniture with a pop …

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Curbside Value Partnership speaks at CAPCO Annual Meeting

Keefe Harrison, Executive Director of the Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) spoke at CAPCO’s Annual meeting in Fort Lauderdale.  Keefe discussed trends in residential recycling, and also how CAPCO and CVP might work together, to see the full presentation, click here: …

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CAPCO Attends Resource Recycling Conference

Representatives of CAPCO recently participated in the national Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans, LA to engage directly with professionals in the recycling industry, including MRF (Material Recovery Facility) operators, waste haulers, equipment suppliers, and recycling coordinators for local municipalities.

Encouraging Recycling of Empty Aerosols

Americans generated about 251 million tons of trash and recycled and composted almost 87 million tons of this material, equivalent to a 34.5 percent recycling rate, according to most recent EPA estimates. About 9% of the waste generated is metal. …

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