Tag Archives: aerosol can

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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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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What to Do When the Sun Sets

Summer is nearly over and so is your can of spray sunscreen. Now what? Now it’s time to recycle. Spray sunscreens, like other household aerosol products, are recyclable so long as the can is empty. What’s more, recycling the cans …

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A New World Cup Hero Emerges

No, we’re not referring to Messe or Ozil, but a new product that utilizes the aerosol product form to help referees move games along faster. The product is a water-based foam that is sprayed on the field by referees to …

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