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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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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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